Forty Mile Point Lighthouse

Roger's City, Michigan - 1896 (1896**)

Photo of the Forty Mile Point Lighthouse.

History of the Forty Mile Point Lighthouse

This lighthouse was originally built in 1896 and is still an active aid to navigation as of 2001. It does still house its Fresnel lens. The quarters now serves as the living quarters for the park manager.

Directions: From US-23 heading south towards Rogers City, look for an a un-named road on the left-hand side. There is a small sign for the lighthouse on US-23, so make sure you look carefully for it. If you get to Forty Mile Point Road, you missed it.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 52.00'
Focal Plane: 66'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 45.48600 N
*Longitude: -83.91300 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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