St. Martin Island Lighthouse
Fairport, MI. Lake Michigan

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ST. MARTIN ISLAND LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: ST. MARTIN ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: FAIRPORT
County: DELTA
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1905

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1905
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE
  • Construction Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: HEXAGONAL EXOSKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 75
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 84
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FOURTH ORDER LENS ON DISPLAY IN POINT IROQUOIS LIGHT STATION'S KEEPERS QUARTERS
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? UNKNOWN

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES

  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: REMOVED/ORIG. WHISTLE

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK

Other Structures: OIL HOUSE

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #84001387
Name of Listing: ST. MARTIN ISLAND LIGHT STATION (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT
LAKES TR) On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

 
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Revised: 08/24/03.