Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Contact Address Information:
Route 1, Box 4
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
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org The company offers water taxi service and lighthouse sightseeing cruises.
Keepers: Edward Lane (1901-1938).