WHITE RIVER

Year Established:
1875
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1996
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
WHITE LAKE CHANNEL/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
43° 22'32"
Longitude:
86° 25'29"
City / Town:
FRUITLAND
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
MUSKEGON
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. WHITE RIVER
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1960
Year Tower Established:
1875
Tower Construction Material:
LIMESTONE
Tower Foundation:
LIMESTONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
57 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
38 FT
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1875
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ATTACHED TO TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
LIMESTONE
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE (CIRCA 1875), GARAGE, WORKSHOP/STORAGE BUILDING

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED TO MUSEUM
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1875
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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