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Name: Michigan Island Light (new)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bayfield, Wisconsin, United States

Location: Long Island, Lake Superior


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Photo: Tim Harrison

Managing Organization:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Telephone: 715-779-3398

Website: http://www.nps.gov/apis/
Email: APIS_Webmaster@nps.gov

Contact Address Information:
Route 1, Box 4
Bayfield
Wisconsin, 54814, United States

Notes:
This tower was originally established in 1880 on the Delaware River in Pennsylvania; it was moved to Michigan Island in 1929.

Tower Height: 118

Height of Focal Plane: 170

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal iron tower.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1928 two-story brick keeper's house.

Date Established: 1857

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Date Automated: 1943

Optics: 1929: 3 1/2 order Fresnel lens (on display at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Visitor Center); now DCB-24.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation in national park.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
For information on getting to Michigan Island, contact the Apostle Islands Cruise Service, P.O. Box 691, City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814. Phone (715) 779-3925 or (800) 323-7619. Email: info@apostleisland.com The company offers water taxi service and lighthouse sightseeing cruises.

Keepers: Edward Lane (1901-1938).

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