SKILLAGALEE (ILE AUX GALETS)

Year Established:
1850
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:
SW OF WAUGOSHANCE ISL/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 40'36"
Longitude:
85° 10'12"
City / Town:
CROSS VILLAGE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
EMMET
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. SKILLAGALEE (ILE AUX GALETS)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1888
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
58 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
52 FT
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1867
Other Structures:
ALL BUT TOWER RAZED

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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