Grand Marais Lighthouse
Grand Marais, MI. Lake Superior

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GRAND MARAIS RANGE LIGHTHOUSE

State: MICHIGAN
Location: GRAND MARAIS HARBOR/LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: GRAND MARIAS
County: ALGER
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1908

First Historic Tower: (FRONT OR OUTER RANGE)

  • Year Light First Lit: 1908
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 34
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Second Historic Tower: (REAR OR INNER RANGE)

  • Year Light First Lit: 1908
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEP
  • Tower Height: 55
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 53
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Fresnel Lens Disposition:

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES

  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
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  • Fog Signal Type: HORN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed: 1908
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK OVER FRAME

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/KEEPERS IS A MUSEUM

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/KEEPERS OWNED BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND LEASED TO GRAND MARAIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Open to the Public? YES (Goto Publicly Accessible Lighthouses for access information)

Non-NPS Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE Reference # 0
Name of Listing: INNER RANGE DETERMINED ELIGIBLE BY SHPO
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

 
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Revised: 08/09/05.