Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse

Muskegon, Michigan - 1903 (1851**)

Photo of the Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse.

History of the Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse

The Muskegon South Pierhead light stands 53 feet tall and marks the entrance to a channel that connects Lake Michigan with Muskegon Lake. Two other pierhead lights are also in the area as viewed here and here.

Directions: While heading north on US-31 towards Muskegon, exit at East Sherman Blvd. Follow this 5.6 miles west to Beach Street. Follow Beach Street north about 1.8 miles to a park and the lighthouses.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 53.00'
Focal Plane: 70'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 43.22700 N
*Longitude: -86.34100 W
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* Please note that all GPS coordinates are approximated and are meant to put you in the vicinity of the lighthouse, not for navigation purposes.

** This year denotes a station date. This is the year that a lighthouse was first reported in the vicinity or at that location.

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