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HARBOR BEACH LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: N. SIDE BREAKWATER ENTRANCE / LAKE HURON
Nearest City: HARBOR BEACH
County: HURON
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1858


Harbor Beach Light
HABS/HAER photo by Charles Hyde, 1979
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1885
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1968
  • Foundation Materials: TIMBER CRIB
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON W/BRICK LINING
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 45
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 54
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO (DISMANTLED)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1885
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #83000850
Name of Listing: HARBOR BEACH LIGHTHOUSE (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT LAKES TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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