Harbor Beach Lighthouse Preservation Society
Contact Address Information:
Harbor Beach Lighthouse
PO Box 8
The Harbor Beach Preservation Society is working for the preservation of this structure.
Tower Height: 45
Height of Focal Plane: 54
Characteristic and Range: Alternating red and white flash every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron
This light is operational
Date Established: 1885
Date Present Tower Built: 1885 to replace a skeletal pyramid tower built in 1877
Date Automated: 1968
Optics: 1885: Fourth order Fresnel lens (removed 1986, now at Grice Museum in Harbor Beach., now 190 mm.
Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse can be seen fairly distantly from a fishing pier at Harbor Beach, at the end of Trescott Street.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places