U.S. Coast Guard
Tower Height: 40
Height of Focal Plane: 42
Characteristic and Range: White light, 3 seconds on, 3 seconds off.
Description of Tower: White conical steel tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1838
Date Present Tower Built: 1933
Date Automated: ?
Optics: 1933: Sixth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
From Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, take Alter Road toward the Detroit River. The lighthouse is located at the end of Alter Road.
Keepers: James Townsend Story (1920-1925), Charles H. Haven (1927-1933)