Saugatuck Lighthouse
Saugatuck, MI. Lake Michigan

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SAUGATUCK/KALAMAZOO RIVER LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: KALAMAZOO RIVER ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: SAUGATUCK
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 9

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  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
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  • Has tower been moved? NO

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Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

  • Fog Signal Type: N/A

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO, MODERN INTERPRETATION

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  • Construction Materials: WOOD

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Current Use: SUMMER RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager:

Open to the Public? NO

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

Miscellaneous: 1950'S LIGHTHOUSE DESTROYED BY A TORNADO. SOME SALVAGED PARTS USED TO CONSTRUCT MODERN SUMMER RESIDENCE.

Showing the river entrance and pilings used to mark the entrance channel.

A later view of the lighthouse after remodeling some with a new front porch.

Copyright 2001-2004 Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy. All rights reserved.
Revised: 06/21/04.