Muskegon Old Main Lighthouse
Muskegon, MI. Lake Michigan

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MUSKEGON OLD MAIN LIGHTHOUSE

State: MICHIGAN
Location: HARBOR ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: MUSKEGON
County: MUSKEGON
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1851

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  • Date Deactivated: N/A
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Previous Tower(s):
1. Construction Date: 1851
Description: WOODEN TOWER ON KEEPERS DWELLING
Fate/Disposition: MAIN LIGHT REBUILT 1871 AND NEW SOUTH PIER LIGHT BUILT 1871

2. Construction Date: 1871
Description: TOWER ON KEEPERS DWELLING
Fate/Disposition: DISCONTIUED 1903 AND LIGHT MOVED TO INNER END OF
SOUTH PIER

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

  • Year Constructed: 1899
  • Construction Materials: FRAME
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE

Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN

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  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD

Other Structures: OIL HOUSE, RADIOBEACON

Current Use:

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Open to the Public? NO

National Register Status: NONE Reference # 0
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On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

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Revised: 08/23/03.