Location: Lake Superior, near Christmas, Alger County, MI Date Built: 1868 (Original Structure); 1914 (Existing Lighthouse) Type of Structure: Original rear range lighthouse was a wooden keeper’s house with lantern on top. Original front range light was wooden frame tower. Existing tower is a black conical steel tower with a white lantern room. Height: existing tower is 62 ft. Status: decommissioned in 1969; front light taken down. Source: Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy Web site
The above was researched and drafted by Bill Simms, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Light House Society.
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