Grand Island East Channel Lighthouse
Munising, MI. Lake Michigan

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GRAND ISLAND EAST CHANNEL LIGHTHOUSE

State: MICHIGAN
Location: GRAND ISLAND/LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: MUNISING
County: ALGER
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1870

Existing Historic Tower

  • Year Light First Lit: 1870
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1913
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
  • Markings/Patterns:
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed: 1870
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME

Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Non-NPS Web Site:

National Register Status: PART OF LISTING Reference #80004835
Name of Listing: HISTORIC ENGINEERING & INDUSTRIAL SITES IN MICHIGAN TR
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

REPLACED BY RANGE LIGHTS INSTALLED AT MUNISING 1908

 
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Revised: 08/24/03.