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ST. MARTIN ISLAND LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: ST. MARTIN ISLAND / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: FAIRPORT
County: DELTA
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1905


St. Martin Island Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1905
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE
  • Construction Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: HEXAGONAL EXOSKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 75
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 84
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FOURTH ORDER LENS ON DISPLAY IN POINT IROQUOIS LIGHT STATION'S KEEPERS QUARTERS
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? UNKNOWN

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: REMOVED/ORIG. WHISTLE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: BIA / LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY BANDS OF OTTAWA

Open to the Public? NO

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #84001387
Name of Listing: ST. MARTIN ISLAND LIGHT STATION (U.S. COAST GUARD / GREAT LAKES TR)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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