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BIG BAY POINT LIGHT
Location: UPPER PENINSULA/LAKE SUPERIOR
Body of Water: Superior
County: Marquette
Year Station Established: 1896
Siting: Mainland
Latitude: 46° 50' 30"
Longitude: 87° 40' 48"

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BIG BAY POINT LIGHTHOUSE
Year Constructed: 1896
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1896
Operational? No
Automated? 1941
Deactivated: Not Available
Foundation Materials: STONE
Construction Materials: BRICK/REINFORCED CONCRETE
Ancillary Buildings: Yes
Grounds: Yes
Bottomlands: No
COE Structure: No
Architectural Style: SQUARE
Markings/Pattern: RED BRICK W/WHITE LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL 1896
Owner: B & B
Open to the Public? Yes
Museum: No
National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #88001837
History: LIGHT RETURNED TO TOWER 1990; ORIGNALLY A TWO FAMILY STATION; THIRD KEEPER ADDED 1920S