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PENINSULA POINT LIGHT (SITE)

State: MICHIGAN
Location: PENINSULA POINT / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: STONINGTON
County: DELTA
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Peninsula Point Light (Site)
U.S. Forest Service 1974 photo courtesy National Register of Historic Places
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1866
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1936
  • Automated: 1922
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE (ORIGINALLY ATTACHED TO DWELLING)
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: OIL LAMP
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: AUTOMATIC ACETYLENE LAMP
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1922
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (BURNED 1959)
  • Year Constructed: 1866
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: (ATTACHED)
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: DEMOLISHED

Owner/Manager:
USDA FOREST SERVICE

Open to the Public? N/A

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #75000941
Name of Listing: PENINSULA POINT LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
LIGHT ABANDONED 1936 AFTER MINNEAPOLIS SHOAL LIGHT WENT INTO SERVICE



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