#47 South Fox Island Old Lighthouse

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)


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