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Name: Gravelly Shoal Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Standish, Michigan, United States

Location: Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.


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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
This lighthouse replaced the Charity Island Lighthouse, which had been built in 1857. It was built as an automated light.

Tower Height: 65

Height of Focal Plane: 75

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White Art Deco steel and concrete tower on cylindrical concrete pier.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1939

Date Present Tower Built: 1939

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only. A good view is available from the ferry from Au Gres to Charity Island.

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