#56 Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse

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


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