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Name: Grand Island North Light  

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Also known as: Old North Light

Also known as: Grand Island Old North Light

Nearest Town or City:
Munising, Michigan, United States

Location: Southeastern Lake Superior

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Private owner

There is still an active solar-powered navigational light on a metal tower about 60 feet from the lighthouse. At over 800 feet above sea level, this is believed to be the highest light in the United States.

Tower Height: 40

Description of Tower: White, square brick tower attached to keeper's house.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
1867 two-story integral brick keeper's house, oil house, storage building, outhouse.

Earlier Towers?
1854: Wooden tower.

Date Established: 1854

Date Present Tower Built: 1867

Date Deactivated: 1961

Current Use: Private residence.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only. This site is not open to the public.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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