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POINTE AUX BARQUES LIGHT
Location: POINTE AUX BARQUES REEF/LAKE HURON
Body of Water: Huron
County: Huron
Year Station Established: 1848
Siting: Mainland
Latitude: 44° 01' 24"
Longitude: 82° 47' 36"

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE POINTE AUX BARQUES LIGHTHOUSE
Year Constructed: 1857
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1857
Operational? Yes
Automated? 1958
Deactivated: Not Available
Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Construction Materials: BRICK
Ancillary Buildings: Yes
Grounds: Yes
Bottomlands: No
COE Structure: No
Architectural Style: CONICAL
Markings/Pattern: WHITE W/BLACK & RED TRIM
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Owner: Huron County
Open to the Public? No
Museum: Yes
Web Site: http://www.huroncountyparks.com/lighthouse.htm
National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #73000949
Other Important Dates: 1908 (assistant keeper's house built)
History: HOUSES TWO MUSEUMS - "THE KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT" AND "THE THUMB UNDERWATER PRESERVE"