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Name: McKay Island Light  

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Also known as: Bruce Mines Light

Nearest Town or City:
Bruce Mines, Ontario, Canada

Location: St. Joseph Channel, Lake Huron.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Bruce Bay Cottages and Lighthouse Resort

Telephone: 705-785-3473


Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 58
Bruce Mines
Ontario, P0R 1C0,

This lighthouse was replaced by an automated light on a skeleton tower nearby.

Description of Tower: Lantern on roof of keeper's dwelling.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Integral two-story keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1907

Date Present Tower Built: 1907

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? Yes.

See the Bruce Bay Cottages website for directions to McKay Island. The lighthouse can be seen from the grounds of the Bruce Mines Marina; call (705) 785-3201 for information. It can also be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours in Michigan -- see or call 906-632-9746.

Nearby Lodging: Overnight accommodations are available at the lighthouse and nearby cottages. There are also banquet facilities available.


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