National Park Service
Return to Maritime home page
Inventory of Historic Light Stations
Michigan Lighthouses
Back to Inventory - Home Page
Back to Inventory - List of Michigan Lighthouses
GRAND ISLAND EAST CHANNEL LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: GRAND ISLAND / LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: MUNISING
County: ALGER
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1870


Grand Island East Channel Light
Photo courtesy of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; Grant Peterson, photograher
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1870
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1913
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
  • Markings/Patterns:
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1870
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: PART OF LISTING; Reference #80004835
Name of Listing: HISTORIC ENGINEERING & INDUSTRIAL SITES IN MICHIGAN TR
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BY RANGE LIGHTS INSTALLED AT MUNISING 1908



Return to Maritime home page



Last Modified: Wed, Apr 24 2002 11:32:02 am EDT
JMP



Privacy & Disclaimer

Parknet logo