The Milliken State Park Lighthouse (#4 of 129) is located on the Detroit River just east of Detroit, Michigan. Location: Detroit River Coordinates: 42°19'57.0"N 83°01'28.8"W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 2004 Height: 63 feet (19 m) Lens: LED Fun Fact: This lighthouse is a scaled down replica of Tawas Point and is the newest in Michigan.
The William Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse (#5 of 129) is located on Belle Isle on the Detroit River Location: Detroit River Coordinates: 42°20'49.4"N 82°57'15.5"W Structure: White Marble Year First Lit: 1930 Height: 58 feet (18 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: This is the only lighthouse in the United States constructed of marble Maintained by the Detroit Historical Society
The Huron Lightship LV-103 (#12 of 129) is currently moored on the St Clair River in the City of Port Huron, Michigan. Location: St Clair River Coordinates: 42°59′21″N 82°25′36″W Structure: Lightvessel Year First Lit: 1921 Focal Height: 52 feet (16 m) Lens: 375mm Fun Fact: The Huron Lightship LV-103 is the only lightvessel on the Great Lakes retiring from the Coast Guard service in 1970. Preservation Group: Port Huron Museums
The Fort Gratiot Lighthouse (#13 of 129) is located in Port Huron, Michigan on Lake Huron. Location: Lake Huron Coordinates: 43°0′22.7″N 82°25′20.9″W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1825 Height: 82 feet (25 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel until 1862, then replaced with a 3rd Order Fun Fact: Fort Gratiot is the oldest surviving Lighthouse in Michigan Preservation Group: Port Huron Museums
The Port Sanilac Lighthouse (#14 of 129) is located in the Village of Port Sanilac, Michigan on the shores of Lake Huron. Location: Lake Huron Coordinates: 43°25′44″N 82°32′24″W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1886 Focal Height: 69 feet (21 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: Jeff Shook who owns the Port Sanilac Lighthouse is descended from Michigan's first woman lighthouse keeper Catherine Shook.
The Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse (#16 of 129) is at the tip of Michigan's "thumb" on Lake Huron. Location: Lake Huron Coordinates: 44°01′24″N 82°47′36″W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1848 Focal Height: 93 feet (28 m) Lens: 3rd Order Fresnel Fun Fact: After the death of her husband Catherine Shook became the first lighthouse keeper in Michigan, a position she held from 1849 to 1851. Preservation Group: Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse Society (PaBLS)
The Saginaw River Rear Range Lighthouse is located on the Saginaw River northeast of Bay City on Dow Chemical Company property. Location: Saginaw River Coordinates: 43°38′7.8″N 83°51′2″W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1876 Focal Height: 61 feet (19 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: After being told to paint just the tower the crew, who were upset with their supervisor, decided instead to paint the whole lighthouse white. Preservation Group: Saginaw River Marine Historical Society
McGulpin Point Lighthouse (#37 of 129) is located west of Mackinaw City, Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 45.78690°N 84.7722°W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1869 Focal Height: 102 feet (31 m) Lens: 3.5 Order Fresnel Fun Fact: James Davenport was the one and only lighthouse keeper for this light, serving for 27 years. During the navigational season he and his wife raised nine children in the small story and a half structure. Currently being preserved and restored by Emmet County
The South Fox Island Old Lighthouse (#47 of 129) is one of two lighthouses located on South Fox Island in Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 45.3785°N 85.8371°W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1867 Focal Height: 68 feet (21 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: In 1880 Keeper Willis Warner had to build a five foot tall fence around the lighthouse to keep back the drifting sand and snow. Preservation Society: Fox Island Lighthouse Society (FILA)
The South Fox Island New Lighthouse (#48 of 129) is a Sanibel Class skeletal tower located on South Fox Island in Lake Michigan and is one of two lighthouses on the island. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 45°26′32″N 85°48′36″W Structure: Sanibel Class Skeletal Tower Year First Lit: 1934 Focal Height: 89 feet (27 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: This tower was disassembled and moved to South Fox Island from another Light Station located on the Sapelo Island in Georgia Preservation Group: Fox Island Lighthouse Association
The Grand Traverse Lighthouse (#50 of 129) is located at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula on Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 45° 12' 37.5264"N 85° 32' 59.6106"W Structure: Brick (Built in 1858) Year First Lit: 1852 Focal Height: 47 feet (14 m) Lens: 5th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: The original stone tower only lasted six year before it was feared to collapse. The current tower and dwelling replaced it in 1858. Preservation Group: Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum
The Robert H. Manning Memorial Lighthouse (#53 of 129) is located in the town of Empire, Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 44°48′28.531″N 86°15′18.758″W Structure: Concrete Year First Lit: 1990 Focal Height: 38ft (11.5m) Lens: LED Fun Fact: It carries the name of an avid fisherman and long time resident who had always longed for a lighthouse to guide him home. After his death in 1989 his friends and family raised the funds to make his dream a reality.
The Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse (#56 of 129) is located in the city of Manistee on Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 44° 15' 6.1194"N 86° 20' 47.04"W Structure: Riveted Steel Plate (Built in 1927) Year First Lit: 1870 Height: 55 feet (17 m) Lens: 5th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: The original lighthouse, and much of Manistee, was burned to the ground on October 8, 1871, the same day as the Great Chicago Fire. Preservation Group: Manistee County Historical Museum
Big Sable Point Lighthouse (#57 of 129) is located just north of Ludington, Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 44°03′27.8″ N 86°30′52″ W Structure: Brick and Steel Year First Lit: 1867 Focal Height: 106 feet (32 m) Lens: 3rd Order Fresnel Fun Fact: Big Sable Point was the last of the Great Lakes lighthouse to get electricity and plumbing, which wasn’t until the late 1940’s. Preservation Society: Sable Point Lighthouse Keepers Association (SPLKA)
The Ludington North Breakwater Lighthouse (#58 of 129) is just off shore of the city of Ludington, Michigan in Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 43°57′13.002″N 86°28′9.737″W Structure: Steel plate Year First Lit: 1924 Focal Height: 55 feet (17 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: This lighthouse leans northward 4 degrees but is otherwise stable. Preservation Society: Sable Point Lighthouse Keepers Association (SPLKA)
The Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse (#77 of 129) is located on the south side of Michigan's upper peninsula on Lake Michigan. Location: Lake Michigan Coordinates: 45°55′17″N 85°54′43″W Structure: Brick Year First Lit: 1892 Height: 80 feet (24 m) Lens: 3rd Order Fresnel Fun Fact: "Seul Choix" is French for "only choice" as it is the sole harbor of refuge along this stretch of coast. Preservation Group: Gulliver Historical Society, Inc.
The Wawatam Lighthouse (#81 of 129) is located in the city of St Ignace, Michigan on Lake Huron. Location: Lake Huron Coordinates: 45°52′N 84°43′W Structure: Welded Steel Year First Lit: 2006 Height: 62 ft (19 m) Lens: 250mm Fresnel Fun Fact: Originally built in 1998 as a non-functional tourist attraction at the Monroe Welcome Center on I-75 in Michigan. In 2004 it was moved to St Ignace and lit as an official aid-to-navigation in 2006. Preservation Group: City of St Ignace
The Whitefish Point Lighthouse (#93 of 129) is located on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Location: Lake Superior Coordinates: 46°46′14″N 84°57′24″W Structure: Steel Lattice Tower (built in 1861) Year First Lit: 1849 Focal Height: 80 feet (24 m) Lens: 3rd Order Fresnel Fun Fact: Whitefish Point is the oldest operating Lighthouse on Lake Superior and is home to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. Preservation Group: Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society
The Munising Front and Rear Range Lighthouses (#98 & 99 of 129) are located on Lake Superior just west of the town of Munising, Michigan. Location: Lake Superior Coordinates: 46°24′54″N 86°39′40″W & 46°24′45″N 86°39′50″W Structure: Steel plate Year First Lit: 1908 Focal Height: 79 ft (24 m) & 107 ft (33 m) Lens: Adams & Westlake 23-inch Red Reflectors Fun Fact: The design of the Front Range keepers quarters was duplicated at Grand Marais and at Point Aux Barques. The Rear Range is only 33 feet tall but gains its 107ft focal height by being built onto the side of a hill. Currently managed by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (NPS)
The Grand Island Harbor Rear Range Lighthouse (#102 of 129) is located just east of Christmas in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on the shores of Lake Superior Location: Lake Superior Coordinates: 46°26′12″N 86°41′28″W Structure: Riveted Steel Plate Year First Lit: 1868 Focal Height: 70 feet (21 m) Lens: 6th Order Fresnel Fun Fact; The original wooden Front and Rear Ranges were demolished in 1914. The Front Range was replaced by an iron mast, and again in 1968 with a D9 style steel cylinder. The new Rear Range is a riveted steel plate conical design that is one of the tallest, if not the tallest, lighthouses of this type on the Great Lakes. Currently managed by Hiawatha National Forest
The Granite Island Lighthouse (#105 of 129) is located in Lake Superior off the shore of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Location: Lake Superior Coordinates: 46°43′15″N 87°24′43″W Structure: Stone and Brick Year First Lit: 1869 Focal Height: 93 feet (28 m) Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Fun Fact: This lighthouse sits upon a 2.49 acre island and is completely energy independent through the use of solar panels, wind generators, storage batteries, and a backup generator. Privately owned, thank you to Scott Holman for the tour.
The Rock of Ages Lighthouse (#126 of 129) is located off shore at the south end of Isle Royale in Lake Superior. Location: Lake Superior Coordinates: 47°52′00″N 89°18′48″W Structure: Brick and plate steel Year First Lit: 1910 Focal Height: 130 feet (40 m) Lens: 2nd Order Bivalve Fresnel Lens Fun Fact: It was customary for passengers to sing the "Rock of Ages" hymn as their ship passed by the Lighthouse. Preservation Group: Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society

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