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STANNARD ROCK LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: OFF KEWEENAW PENINSULA / LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: MANITOU ISLAND
County: MARQUETTE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1868



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1882
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated: 1962
  • Foundation Materials: CRIB
  • Construction Materials: DRESSED STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL TOWER ON CYLINDRICAL CRIB
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 110
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1882
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 102
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: SECOND ORDER FRESNEL ON DISPLAY AT 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
  • Fog Signal Type: AIR DIAPHONE / ORIG. STEAM WHIS.
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1882
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: STONE
Other Structures:

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #73000953
Name of Listing: STANNARD ROCK LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1971

Miscellaneous:
ONE OF TOP TEN ENGINEERING FEATS IN U.S. (EXPOSED CRIB)



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