Monroe Pierhead

Year Established:
1849
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1911
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Lake Erie
Latitude:
41° 53'28"
Longitude:
83° 19'53"
City / Town:
MONROE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Monroe Pierhead
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1849 (FRAME STRUCTURE W/PILE FOUNDATION ON PIERHEAD), 1884
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
46.5. FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
38 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE ON GABLED DWELLING
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1849
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
4th Order
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

This is the second light on this pierhead the original was built in 1849 and this one was built in 1884.


Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018