Ontanagon Pierhead Lighthouse
Ontonagon, MI. Lake Superior

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ONTONAGON PIERHEAD LIGHTHOUSE

State: MICHIGAN
Location: ONTONAGON RIVER MOUTH/LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: ONTONAGON
County: ONTONAGON
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1852

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1866
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  • Shape: SQUARE
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  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s):
1. Construction Date: 1851
Description:
Fate/Disposition: 

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (MODIFIED W/KITCHEN 1890)

  • Year Constructed: 1866
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED
  • Construction Materials: YELLOW BRICK

Other Structures: OIL HOUSE, PRIVY

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Open to the Public? NO

Non-NPS Web Site: LINK

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Revised: 08/11/09.