Harbor Beach Lighthouse
Harbor Beach, MI. Lake Huron

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HARBOR BEACH LIGHT

Location: N. SIDE BREAKWATER ENTRANCE/LAKE HURON
Nearest City: HARBOR BEACH
County: HURON
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1858

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1885
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1968
  • Foundation Materials: TIMBER CRIB
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON W/BRICK LINING
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 45
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 54
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO

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

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO (DISMANTLED)

  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed: 1885
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #83000850
Name of Listing: HARBOR BEACH LIGHTHOUSE (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT LAKES
TR) On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

 

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Revised: 08/14/03.