MISSION POINT (OLD)

Year Established:
1870
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2012
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
OLD MISSION PENINSULA IN GRAND TRAVERSE BAY
Latitude:
44° 59'30"
Longitude:
85° 28'50"
City / Town:
TRAVERSE CITY
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
GRAND TRAVERSE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. MISSION POINT (OLD)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1933
Year Tower Established:
1870
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
48 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
35 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE TOWER ON DWELLING
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1870
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL TO TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
BRICK PUMP HOUSE, BRICK STORAGE SHED, LOG HOME (1856), WOOD FRAME GARAGE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Year Original Lens Installed:
1870
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017