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AU SABLE LIGHT (1874)
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

BEAVER HEAD (BEAVER ISLAND)LIGHT (1858)
Location: MACKINAC STRAITS APPROACH/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CLASSES

BIG BAY POINT LIGHT (1896)
Location: UPPER PENINSULA/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: BED & BREAKFAST

BIG SABLE POINT (GRAND POINT AU SABLE) LIGHT (1867)
Location: EAST SHORE OF LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

BOIS BLANC ISLAND LIGHT (OLD) (1867)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC/LAKE HURON
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

CHARITY ISLAND LIGHT (1857)
Location: APPROACH TO SAGINAW BAY/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ABANDONED

CHEBOYGAN CRIB LIGHT (1910)
Location: RELOCATED FROM ENTRANCE TO CHEBOYGAN RIVER
Current Use: CITY PARK

CHEBOYGAN RIVER RANGE FRONT LIGHT (1880)
Location: CHEBOYGAN HARBOR
Current Use: UNKNOWN

COPPER HARBOR LIGHT (1866)
Location: KEWEENAW PENINSULA/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: MUSEUM IN STATE PARK

COPPER HARBOR RANGE LIGHTS (1869)
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/HOUSING

CRISP POINT LIGHT (1904)
Location: 13 MILES W. OF WHITEFISH POINT/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use:

DETOUR REEF LIGHT (1931)
Location: MOUTH OF ST. MARY'S RIVER
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

DETROIT RIVER (BAR POINT SHOAL) LIGHT (1885)
Location: LAKE ERIE S. OF DETROIT RIVER ENTRANCE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

EAGLE HARBOR LIGHT (1871)
Location: WEST END OF HARBOR/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM

EAGLE HARBOR REAR RANGE LIGHT (1877)
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR/KEWEENAW PENINSULA
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

EAGLE RIVER LIGHT (1874)
Location: EAGLE RIVER/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

FORT GRATIOT LIGHT (1829)
Location: LAKE HURON/ST. CLAIR RIVER
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING & SMALL BOAT STATION

FORTY MILE POINT LIGHT (1897)
Location: LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN COUNTY PARK

FOURTEEN FOOT SHOAL LIGHT (1930)
Location: CHEBOYGAN HARBOR ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

FRANKFORT NORTH BREAKWATER LIGHT (1932)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

GRAND HAVEN SOUTH PIERHEAD LIGHTS (1905/1922)
Location: GRAND RIVER/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

GRAND ISLAND EAST CHANNEL LIGHT (1870)
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

GRAND ISLAND HARBOR RANGE REAR LIGHT (1914)
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use:

GRAND ISLAND NORTH (OLD NORTH) LIGHT (1867)
Location: GRAND ISLAND/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: SUMMER HOME

GRAND MARAIS HARBOR RANGE LIGHTS (1895)
Location: GRAND MARAIS HARBOR/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/KEEPERS IS A MUSEUM

GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT (1858)
Location: GRAND TRAVERSE PT/LEELANAU PENINSULA
Current Use: MUSEUM IN STATE PARK

GRANITE ISLAND LIGHT (1869)
Location: NW END GRANTITE ISLAND/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

GRAYS REEF LIGHT (1936)
Location: GRAYS REEF EAST CHANNEL
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

GROSSE ILE NORTH CHANNEL RANGE FRONT LIGHT (1906)
Location: DETROIT RIVER
Current Use:

GULL ROCK LIGHT (1867)
Location: WEST OF MANITOU ISLAND/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

HARBOR BEACH LIGHT (1885)
Location: N. SIDE BREAKWATER ENTRANCE/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

HOLLAND HARBOR (SOUTH PIERHEAD) LIGHT (1936)
Location: BLACK LAKE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: STATE PARK

HURON ISLAND LIGHT (1877)
Location: WEST HURON ISLAND/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

ISLE ROYALE LIGHT (1875)
Location: MENAGERIE ISLAND/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

KEWEENAW WATERWAY LOWER ENTRANCE LIGHT (1920)
Location: PORTAGE RIVER ENTRANCE/PORTAGE LAKE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

LANSING SHOAL LIGHT (1928)
Location: WESTERN SHORE LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

LITTLE POINT SABLE LIGHT (1874)
Location: EAST SHORE OF LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: STATE PARK

LITTLE TRAVERSE (HARBOR POINT) LIGHT (1884)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

LUDINGTON NORTH BREAKWATER LIGHT (1924)
Location: PERE MARQUETTE HARBOR/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MANISTEE (NORTH PIERHEAD) LIGHT (1927)
Location: MANISTEE RIVER/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MANISTIQUE (EAST BREAKWATER) LIGHT (1917)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MANITOU ISLAND LIGHT (1861)
Location: OFF KEEWANAU PENINSULA/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MARQUETTE HARBOR LIGHT (1866)
Location: NORTH POINT/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MARTIN REEF LIGHT (1927)
Location: REEF EAST OF STRAITS OF MACKINAC
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MCGULPINS POINT LIGHT (1869)
Location: SOUTH POINT MICHILIMACKINAC HARBOR
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

MENDOTA (BETE GRISE) LIGHT (1895)
Location: MENDOTA SHIP CHANNEL/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

MENOMINEE (NORTH PIER) LIGHT (1927)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MIDDLE ISLAND LIGHT (1905)
Location: BETWEEN THUNDER BAY ISLAND/PRESQUE ISLE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MINNEAPOLIS SHOAL LIGHT (1935)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MISSION POINT LIGHT (OLD) (1870)
Location: PENINSULA IN GRAND TRAVERSE BAY
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE FOR PARK'S CARETAKER IN TOWN PARK

MUNISING RANGE LIGHTS (1908)
Location: MUNISING HARBOR/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

MUSKEGON SOUTH BREAKWATER LIGHT (1903)
Location: HARBOR ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

NORTH MANITOU SHOAL LIGHT (1935)
Location: OFF NORTH & SOUTH MANITOU ISLANDS
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

OLD MACKINAC POINT LIGHT (1892)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC PASSAGE
Current Use: MUSEUM IN STATE PARK

ONTONAGON LIGHT (1866)
Location: ONTONAGON RIVER MOUTH/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: MUSEUM

PASSAGE ISLAND LIGHT (1882)
Location: PASSAGE ISLAND OFF ISLE ROYALE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

PENINSULA POINT LIGHT (SITE) (1866)
Location: PENINSULA POINT/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: DEMOLISHED

POE REEF LIGHT (1929)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC SOUTH CHANNEL
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

POINT BETSIE LIGHT (1858)
Location: NEAR CRYSTAL LAKE ON LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

POINT IROQUOIS LIGHT (1871)
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR/WHITEFISH BAY
Current Use: MUSEUM IN NATIONAL FOREST

POINTE AUX BARQUES LIGHT (1857)
Location: POINTE AUX BARQUES REEF/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM IN KEEPERS

PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT (1878)
Location: LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

PORT SANILAC LIGHT (1886)
Location: POINT SANILAC/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/KEEPERS USED AS PRIVATE RESIDENCE

PORTAGE RIVER (JACOBSVILLE) LIGHT (1870)
Location: PORTAGE RIVER ENTRANCE/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

POVERTY ISLAND LIGHT (1874)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

PRESQUE ISLE LIGHTS (1840/1871)
Location: LAKE HURON
Current Use: MUSEUM/ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

ROCK HARBOR LIGHT (1855)
Location: MIDDLE ISLAND PASSAGE/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: NATIONAL PARK EXHIBIT

ROCK OF AGES LIGHT (1908)
Location: OFF ISLE ROYALE/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

ROUND ISLAND LIGHT (1895)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC
Current Use: NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE IN NATIONAL FOREST

ROUND ISLAND (ST. MARY'S RIVER) LIGHT (1892)
Location: ST. MARYS RIVER/BETWEEN POINT AUX FRENES AND LIME ISLAND
Current Use: PRIVATE SUMMER HOME

ROUND ISLAND PASSAGE LIGHT (1948)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

SAGINAW RIVER (RANGE REAR) LIGHT (1876)
Location: SAGINAW RIVER ENTRANCE
Current Use: UNDER RESTORATION

SAND HILLS LIGHT (1919)
Location: EAGLE RIVER/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: PRIVATE INN

SAND POINT (BARAGA) LIGHT (1878)
Location: KEWEENAW BAY
Current Use: TRIBAL COMMUNITY CENTER

SAND POINT (ESCANABA) LIGHT (1867)
Location: WEST SHORE LITTLE BAY DE NOC
Current Use: MUSEUM

SEUL CHOIX POINTE LIGHT (1895)
Location: UPPER PENINSULA/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM & PUBLIC PARK

SKILLAGALEE (ILE AUX GALETS) LIGHT (1888)
Location: SW OF WAUGOSHANCE ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

SOUTH FOX ISLAND LIGHT (1868)
Location: APPROACH TO STRAITS OF MACKINAC/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ABANDONED

SOUTH HAVEN SOUTH PIERHEAD LIGHT (1903)
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND LIGHT (1872)
Location: SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: NATIONAL PARK EXHIBIT

SPECTACLE REEF LIGHT (1874)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

SQUAW ISLAND LIGHT (1892)
Location: NORTH OF BEAVER ISLAND
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

ST. CLAIR FLATS S. CHANNEL RANGE LIGHTS (OLD) (1859)
Location: OFF HARSENS ISL/LAKE ST. CLAIR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION (FRONT RANGE)

ST. HELENA ISLAND LIGHT (1873)
Location: STRAITS OF MACKINAC/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MARITIME HERITAGE EDUCATION

ST. JAMES (BEAVER HARBOR) LIGHT (1870)
Location: WESTERN APPROACH MACKINAC STRAITS
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

ST. JOSEPH NORTH PIERHEAD LIGHTS (1906)
Location: ST. JOSEPH RIVER/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AIDS TO NAVIGATION

ST. MARTIN ISLAND LIGHT (1905)
Location: ST. MARTIN ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: UNKNOWN

ST. MARYS RIVER UPPER RANGE REAR LIGHT
Location: ST MARYS RIVER BETWEEN BIRCH POINT & ROUND ISLAND POINT
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

STANNARD ROCK LIGHT (1882)
Location: OFF KEWEENAW PENINSULA/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use:

STURGEON POINT LIGHT (1869)
Location: STURGEON BAY/LAKE HURON
Current Use: MUSEUM

TAWAS POINT (OTTAWA POINT) LIGHT (1876)
Location: LAKE HURON/SAGINAW BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN STATE PARK

THUNDER BAY ISLAND LIGHT (1832)
Location: SE END THUNDER BAY ISLAND/LAKE HURON
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

WAUGOSHANCE LIGHT (1870)
Location: NW OF WAUGOSHANCE ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ABANDONED

WHITE RIVER LIGHT (1875)
Location: WHITE LAKE CHANNEL/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: MUSEUM

WHITE SHOAL LIGHT (1910)
Location: NW OF WAUGOSHANCE ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

WHITEFISH POINT LIGHT (1861)
Location: WHITEFISH BAY/LAKE SUPERIOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM MANAGED BY GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECK HISTORICAL SOCIETY/BIRD OBSERVATORY MANAGED BY STATE OF MICHIGAN



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