Eagle River Lighthouse
Eagle River, MI. Lake Superior

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EAGLE RIVER LIGHTHOUSE

State: MICHIGAN
Location: EAGLE RIVER/LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: EAGLE RIVER
County: KEWEENAW
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1854

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1874
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1908
  • Automated: N/A
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SQUARE W/CONICAL LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: NONE
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s):
1. Construction Date: 1854
Description:
Fate/Disposition:

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (MODIFIED)

  • Year Constructed: 1874
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: STONE

Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Non-NPS Web Site:

National Register Status: PART OF LISTING Reference #84001746
Name of Listing: EAGLE RIVER HISTORIC DISTRICT (ALSO 80004839 AS PART OF
TR) On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

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Revised: 08/24/03.