POINT BETSIE LIGHT

Location: NEAR CRYSTAL LAKE ON LAKE MICHIGAN
Body of Water: Lake Michigan
County: Benzie
Year Station Established: 1858
Siting: Mainland
Latitude: 44° 41' 29"
Longitude: 86° 15' 19"

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE POINT BETSIE LIGHTHOUSE
Year Constructed: 1858
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1858
Operational? Yes
Automated? 1984
Deactivated: Not Available
Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
Construction Materials: BRICK
Ancillary Buildings: Yes
Grounds: No
Bottomlands: No
COE Structure: No
Architectural Style: CYLINDRICAL
Markings/Pattern: WHITE WITH RED ROOF
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL 1858
Owner: U.S. Coast Guard
Lessee: Benzie County
Open to the Public? No
Museum: No
National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #84001375
Other Important Dates: 1894 (addition to keeper's house)