SOUTH FOX ISLAND OLD

Year Established:
1867
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2013
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
APPROACH TO STRAITS OF MACKINAC/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 22'30"
Longitude:
85°50'26"
City / Town:
TRAVERSE CITY
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
LEELANAU
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. SOUTH FOX ISLAND OLD
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1934
Year Tower Established:
1867
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
68 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
39 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE - BADLY DETERIORATING
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1867
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Year Original Lens Installed:
1867
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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