FORTY MILE POINT LIGHT

Location: LAKE HURON
Body of Water: Lake Huron
County: Presque Isle
Year Station Established: 1897
Siting: Mainland
Latitude: 45° 29' 12"
Longitude: 83° 54' 48"

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FORTY MILE POINT LIGHTHOUSE
Year Constructed: 1897
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1897
Operational? Yes
Automated? 1969
Deactivated: Not Available
Foundation Materials: WOOD PILINGS
Construction Materials: BRICK
Ancillary Buildings: Yes
Grounds: Yes
Bottomlands: No
COE Structure: No
Architectural Style: SQUARE
Markings/Pattern: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Owner: Presque Isle County
Lessee: Forty Mile Point Lighthouse Society
Open to the Public? Yes
Museum: Yes
National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #84001830
History: CARETAKER IN RESIDENCE; KEEPERS QUARTERS UNDER RENOVATION AS A NAUTICAL MUSEUM TO OPEN IN 1994