Friday, August 18, 2017

MANITOU ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

OFF KEEWANAU PENINSULA/LAKE SUPERIOR
Station Established: 1850
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1861
Operational? YES
Automated? YES 1978
Deactivated: n/a
Foundation Materials: DESTROYED BY EROSION
Construction Materials: IRON
Tower Shape: SKELETAL W/CENTRAL COLUMN
Markings/Pattern: WHITE
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL 1861