POINT IROQUOIS

Year Established:
1855
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2008
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
WHITEFISH BAY/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
46° 29'04"
Longitude:
84° 37'40"
City / Town:
BAY MILLS
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
CHIPPEWA
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. POINT IROQUOIS
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1971
Year Tower Established:
1871
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
CEMENT
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
72 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
55 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
STEEL
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1902
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CAPE COD
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
ASST KEEPERS QUARTERS (1870); REMOVED/ORIG. FOG SIGNAL BLDG., 3 BARNS, CHICKEN HOUSE, WELL, BOATHOUSE, WELL HOUSE, OIL HOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1871
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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