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Name: Mamajuda Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Wyandotte, Michigan, United States

Location: Mamajuda Island, Detroit River.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The island where this lighthouse stood is mostly washed away; it is now known as Mamajuda Shoal. A small cylindrical tower with an automatic light still serves as an aid to navigation.

Tower Height: 51

Height of Focal Plane: 54

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white (1917)

Description of Tower: 1870: Cylindrical tower on roof of keeper's dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1849

Date Deactivated: c. 1921

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Caroline Litigot (Autaya) (1874-1885); Orlo J. Mason (1885-1904); James Townsend Story (1904?-1910)


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