Point Peninsula

Year Established:
1865
Existing:
No
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2013
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Peninsula Point/Lake Michigan
Latitude:
45° 40.05'
Longitude:
86° 58.02'
City / Town:
STONINGTON
U.S. State:
Michigan
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Point Peninsula
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1936
Disposition:
Demolished by Usfs
Year Tower Established:
1865
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
41
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
36
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1865
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
None
Original Optic Type:
4th Order
Year Original Lens Installed:
1865
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

LIGHT ABANDONED 1936 AFTER MINNEAPOLIS SHOAL LIGHT WENT INTO SERVICE


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