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Name: Harbor Beach Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Harbor Beach, Michigan, United States

Location: Harbor Beach Pierhead, Lake Huron.

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Photo: Alan Culley

Managing Organization:
Harbor Beach Lighthouse Preservation Society


Contact Address Information:
Harbor Beach Lighthouse
PO Box 8
Harbor Beach
Michigan, 48441, United States

The Harbor Beach Preservation Society is working for the preservation of this structure.

Tower Height: 45

Height of Focal Plane: 54

Characteristic and Range: Alternating red and white flash every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron

This light is operational

Date Established: 1885

Date Present Tower Built: 1885 to replace a skeletal pyramid tower built in 1877

Date Automated: 1968

Optics: 1885: Fourth order Fresnel lens (removed 1986, now at Grice Museum in Harbor Beach., now 190 mm.

Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

This lighthouse can be seen fairly distantly from a fishing pier at Harbor Beach, at the end of Trescott Street.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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