U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse replaced a series of lightships that had been stationed in the area since 1891.
Tower Height: 65
Height of Focal Plane: 82
Description of Tower: White, octagonal steel and concrete Art Deco tower on concrete crib.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1936
Date Present Tower Built: 1936
Date Automated: 1976
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen from lighthouse cruises offered by Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry Service. See www.sheplerswww.com/group/light.htm or call 231-436-5023. It can also be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.