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GRAND ISLAND NORTH
(OLD NORTH) LIGHT


State: MICHIGAN
Location: GRAND ISLAND / LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: MUNISING
County: ALGER
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1854


Grand Island North (Old North) Light
National Register of Historic Places photo by Loren Graham, 1981
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1867
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1961
  • Automated: 1961
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: SQUARE BRICK TOWER ATTACHED TO DWELLING
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date: 1855
  • Description: WOOD
  • Fate/Disposition: DISMANTLED 1867
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1961
  • Type: POLE
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic: Year Installed:
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1867
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE, STORAGE BUILDING, OUTHOUSE, WELL

Current Use: SUMMER HOME

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER/ISLAND OWNED BY U.S. FOREST SERVICE

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #85002149
Name of Listing: GRAND ISLAND NORTH LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
RESTORED BUT NOT MODERNIZED



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