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PORT SANILAC LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: POINT SANILAC / LAKE HURON
Nearest City: PORT SANILAC
County: SANILAC
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1886


Port Sanilac Light
HABS/HAER photo by Charles Hyde, 1979
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1886
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED ROOF
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL HOURGLASS
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 59
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1886
  • Present Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 69
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1886
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE, WOODEN OUTHOUSE, WOODEN COVERED WELL

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION / KEEPERS USED AS PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD (TOWER) / PRIVATE OWNER (DWELLING)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #84001842
Name of Listing: PORT SANILAC LIGHT STATION (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT LAKES TR)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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