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Beaver Head (Beaver Island) Light

 
Location: the southern end of Beaver Island / Mackinac Straits Approach near St. James, MI
Body of Water: Lake Michigan

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY. * PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

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About Beaver Head (Beaver Island) Light

The location of the light is the southern end of Beaver Island / Mackinac Straits Approach. The nearest city is St. James, MI. The station was first established in 1851. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1858.

The tower had a light at a focal plane height of 103 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 46 ft.

Open to the Public?: By Appointment    Active?: No

The light was deactivated in 1962.

Beaver Head (Beaver Island) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Dec. 29, 1978, reference number 78001495.

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