Menominee Lighthouse
Menominee, MI. Lake Michigan

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MENOMINEE (NORTH PIER) LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: MENOMINEE
County: MENOMINEE
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1877

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1927
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1972
  • Foundation Materials: PIER/CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: RED W/BLACK LANTERN & WHITE BASE
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 34
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 46
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO

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

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO (DISMANTLED)

  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE

Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN

  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: DUPLEX
  • Construction Materials: BRICK

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? UNKNOWN

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE Reference # 0
Name of Listing: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE BY USCG, SHPO CONCURRENCE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

The photo to the left of the page shows the old fog signal building still on the pier. The photo above shows the modifications after the fog signal was removed.

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Revised: 08/24/03.