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MARTIN REEF LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: REEF EAST OF STRAITS OF MACKINAC / LAKE HURON
Nearest City: CEDARVILLE
County: MACKINAC
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1927


Martin Reef Light
1997 photo courtesy John Kelly, General Services Administration
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1927
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CRIB
  • Construction Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE/STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED ROOF
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 52
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: UNKNOWN
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 65
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1927
  • Number of Stories: 3
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE BY USCG, SHPO CONCURRENCE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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