Friday, August 18, 2017

GRASSY ISLAND NORTH CHANNEL RANGE LIGHTHOUSES

The front light is in 3 1/2 feet of water, near the northerly end of the flats lying to the northward and westward of Grassy Island, Michigan.  The rear light is in 5 1/2 feet of water, 2,000 feet S. 27* 20'W in rear of front light.
Station Established: 1897 (Both lights)
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1897
Operational?
Automated?
Deactivated:
Foundation Materials:
Construction Materials: Wood
Tower Shape: Square, enclosed pyramidal wooden tower.
Markings/Pattern: Yellowish drab
Original Lens: