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MARQUETTE HARBOR LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: NORTH POINT / LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: MARQUETTE
County: MARQUETTE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1853


Marquette Harbor Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 2000
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1866
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: RED
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1906
  • Present Optic: DCB-24
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 77
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: MARQUETTE MARITIME MUSEUM
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (MODIFIED 1906)
  • Year Constructed: 1866
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #84001803
Name of Listing: MARQUETTE HARBOR LIGHT STATION (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT LAKES TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1969

Miscellaneous:
ADJACENT TO ACTIVE U.S. COAST GUARD STATION



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