Round Island Lighthouse
DeTour, MI. Saint Mary's River

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ROUND ISLAND (ST. MARY'S RIVER) LIGHT

Location: ST. MARYS RIVER/BETWEEN POINT AUX FRENES & LIME ISLAND
Nearest City: RABER
County: CHIPPEWA
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1892

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1892
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: BROWN SHINGLE/WHITE TRIM/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: LENS LANTERN
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1892
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 40
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES

  • Year Tower Constructed:
  • Type: POLE
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic: Year Installed:

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed: 1892
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD

Other Structures: UNKNOWN

Current Use: PRIVATE SUMMER HOME

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:

 
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Revised: 08/24/03.