Grassy Island North Channel Range Lights
Detroit, MI. Detroit River

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Grassy Island North Channel Front Range Light c.1904

GRASSY ISLAND NORTH CHANNEL RANGE LIGHTS

The front light is in 3 1/2 feet of water, near the northerly end of the flats lying to the northward and westward of Grassy Island, Michigan.  The rear light is in 5 1/2 feet of water, 2,000 feet S. 27* 20'W in rear of front light.

State: MICHIGAN
Location:
Detroit River                                                                            Nearest City: Detroit
County:
U.S.C.G. District:
9th

Year Station Established: 1897 (Both lights)

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1897
  • Is the Light Operational? No
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: Wood
  • Markings/Patterns: Yellowish drab
  • Shape: Square, enclosed pyramidal wooden tower.
  • Relationship to Other Structures: Integral
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved?

Previous Tower(s):
1. Construction Date:
Description:
Fate/Disposition:

Modern Tower?

Existing Sound Signal Building?

Existing Keepers Quarters?

Other Structures:

Current Use:

Owner/Manager:

Open to the Public?

Non-NPS Web Site: NO

National Register Status:                                                                                               Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? ; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

Grassy Island North Channel Rear Range Light c. 1904

Copyright 2001-2003 Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy. All rights reserved.
Revised: 08/13/03.