#16 Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse

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)


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