Friday, August 18, 2017

WHITE RIVER LIGHTHOUSE

White River LighthouseLocation: WHITE LAKE CHANNEL/LAKE MICHIGAN
Station Established: 1875
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1875
Operational? NO
Automated? YES 1945
Deactivated: 1960
Foundation Materials: LIMESTONE
Construction Materials: LIMESTONE
Tower Shape: OCTAGONAL
Markings/Pattern: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL 1875

Historical information:

Had a female light keeper, Frances Johnson, who served from 1948-1954.