McGulpin Point Lighthouse
Mackinaw City, MI. Lake Michigan

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MCGULPINS POINT LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: SOUTH POINT MICHILIMACKINAC HARBOR/LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: MACKINAW CITY
County: EMMET
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1869

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1869
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1906
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: YELLOW BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/OUT LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • 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: 1869
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED
  • Construction Materials: YELLOW BRICK

Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

REPLACED BY OLD MACKINAC POINT LIGHT IN 1906; NO LANTERN

 
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Revised: 08/24/03.