SAND HILLS

Year Established:
1919
Existing:
Yes
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2000
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
FIVE MILE POINT/EAGLE RIVER/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
47° 23.31'
Longitude:
88° 22.13'
City / Town:
EAGLE RIVER
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
KEWEENAW
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. SAND HILLS
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1954
Year Tower Established:
1919
Tower Construction Material:
YELLOW BRICK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
91
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
91
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1919
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
MASONRY STUCCO
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1919
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX (INTEGRAL)
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
YELLOW BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, GARAGE, BARRACKS BLDG. (1916), CONCRETE BREAKWATER (1917)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
NONE
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1919
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017