Grand Island Rear Range Lighthouse

Christmas, Michigan - 1914 (1868**)

Photo of the Grand Island Rear Range Lighthouse.

History of the Grand Island Rear Range Lighthouse

The lightstation for this area was first put into use in 1868. However, the first set of lights in this area were made of wood. The rear range light was replaced in 1914 with the current tower. It was made of conical steel and stands 64 feet tall. If you have any other information on this lighthouse. Please email me.

Directions: From Route 28 heading west into Christmas, the lighthouse sits on the south side of the road.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 62.00'
Focal Plane: 72'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 46.43600 N
*Longitude: -86.69100 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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