STURGEON POINT

Year Established:
1870
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:
STURGEON POINT/LAKE HURON
Latitude:
44° 42'42"
Longitude:
83° 16'37"
City / Town:
HARRISVILLE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
ALCONA
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. STURGEON POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1870
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
LIMESTONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
71
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
65 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1870
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CAPE COD
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
LIMESTONE/BRICK
Other Structures:
BRICK PRIVY (1870)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
THIRD AND HALF ORDER
Original Optic Type:
SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1870
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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