Peninsula Point Lighthouse
Stonington, MI. Lake Michigan

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PENINSULA POINT LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: PENINSULA POINT/LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: STONINGTON
County: DELTA
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1866

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1866
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1936
  • Automated: 1922
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE (ORIGINALLY ATTACHED TO DWELLING)
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: OIL LAMP
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: AUTOMATIC ACETYLENE LAMP
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1922
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (BURNED 1959)

  • Year Constructed: 1866
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: (ATTACHED)
  • Construction Materials: BRICK

Other Structures:

Current Use: DEMOLISHED

Owner/Manager: USDA FOREST SERVICE

Open to the Public? N/A

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #75000941
Name of Listing: PENINSULA POINT LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous: LIGHT ABANDONED 1936 AFTER MINNEAPOLIS SHOAL LIGHT WENT INTO SERVICE

 
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Revised: 08/24/03.