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Name: Grand Haven Main Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Grand Haven, Michigan, United States

Location: On bluff south of entrance to Grand Haven Harbor, Lake Michigan.

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Managing Organization:
Private owner

The light tower on this building was removed after the light was discontinued, but the building still served as the dwelling for the keepers of the two pierhead lights. It was sold into private hands in 1956, and there have been additions to the building since then.

Description of Tower: Originally 1 1/2 story brick dwelling with attached brick tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1839

Date Present Tower Built: 1855

Date Deactivated: 1905

Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens (now on display at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum in Grand Haven, Michigan)

Current Use: Private residence.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: See for a list of the keepers of this lighthouse.


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