This lighthouse never was staffed by keepers; it was operated remotely from Poe Reef Light. On Sept. 30, 2017 the federal government sold the lighthouse at auction for $133,333 to a private individual.
Height of Focal Plane: 55
Description of Tower: White, cylindrical steel tower with red lantern, on roof of fog signal building.
This light is operational
Intergral fog signal building.
Date Established: 1930
Date Present Tower Built: 1930
Optics: 1930: Fourth order Fresnel lens; now 250 mm.
Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.