POINTE AUX BARQUES

Year Established:
1847
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
POINTE AUX BARQUES REEF/LAKE HURON
Latitude:
44° 01'23"
Longitude:
82° 48'00"
City / Town:
PORT HOPE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
HURON
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. POINTE AUX BARQUES
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1857
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
89 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
79 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1857
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ATTACHED TO TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
RED IRON OIL HOUSE, CARRIAGE HOUSE, RED BRICK ASST. KEEPERS DWELLING (1908)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB 224
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1857
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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