Munising Range Lighthouse
Munising, MI. Lake Michigan

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MUNISING RANGE LIGHTHOUSE

State: MICHIGAN
Location: MUNISING BAY EAST CHANNEL/LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: MUNISING
County: ALGER
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1908

First Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1908
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL PLATE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE (FRONT RANGE)
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 58
  • Original Optic: ADAM & WESTLAKE REFLECTORS
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1908
  • Present Optic: LOCOMOTIVE STYLE HEADLAMPS
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 79
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Second Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1908
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE (REAR RANGE)
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 33
  • Original Optic: LOCOMOTIVE HEAD LAMPS
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1908
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 107
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Fresnel Lens Disposition:

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK & FRAME

Other Structures: SQUARE BRICK OIL HOUSE WITH STAMPED TIN ROOF

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

Owner/Manager: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE)/U. S COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Non-NPS Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:

 
Copyright 2001-2003 Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy. All rights reserved.
Revised: 08/24/03.