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Name: McGulpin Point Light  

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Also known as: McGulpin's Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States

Location: Straits of Mackinac, Lake Michigan.

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Photo: Timothy Harrison
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Managing Organization:
Emmet County

This lighthouse was replaced by the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, two miles to the east. After deactivation its lantern was removed and the building was sold into private hands. In 2008 the lighthouse was purchased by Emmet County. On April 23, 2009, a replica lantern was placed upon the headless lighthouse and the lighthouse was relighted on May 30, 2009.

Description of Tower: Octagonal brick tower attached to keeper's house.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1869

Date Present Tower Built: 1869

Date Deactivated: 1906

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? No.


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