Manistique East Breakwater Lighthouse

Manistique, Michigan - 1917 (1915**)

Photo of the Manistique East Breakwater Lighthouse.

History of the Manistique East Breakwater Lighthouse

Built in 1915 to mark the entrance to the Port of Manistique. The tower is made of steel plates and stands thirty-five feet tall. It currently uses a 300mm plastic optic to send out its beam and was automated in 1969.

Directions: From US-2 in the Town of Manistique, enter Lakeview Park.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 35.00'
Focal Plane: 50'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 45.94500 N
*Longitude: -86.24600 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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