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LITTLE TRAVERSE (HARBOR POINT) LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: NORTH SIDE LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: HARBOR SPRINGS
County: EMMET
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1884


Little Traverse (Harbor Point) Light
Photo by Terry Pepper, September 1998
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1884
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1963
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CUT STONE
  • Construction Materials: RED BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1884
  • Present Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1884
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1963
  • Type: WHITE STEEL SKELETAL ON CONCRETE FOUNDATION
  • Tower Height: 62
  • Height of Focal Plane: 72
Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Architectural Style: BELL TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1884
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED
  • Construction Materials: RED BRICK
Other Structures: BRICK PAINT LOCKER, SUMMER KITCHEN ATTACHED TO LIGHTHOUSE BY COVERED PORTICO, WOODEN BOAT STORAGE BUILDING, MODERN AUTO GARAGE

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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