#54 Point Betsie Lighthouse

The Point Betsie Lighthouse (#54 of 129) is located west of Traverse City along the Manitou Passage on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Location: Lake Michigan
Coordinates: 44.6913°N 86.2552°W
Structure: Brick
Year First Lit: 1859
Focal Height: 52 feet (16 m)
Lens: 4th Order Fresnel

Fun Fact: In 1984 Point Betsie became the last lighthouse on the Great Lakes to be fully automated.

Preservation Society: The Friends of Point Betsie Lighthouse


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