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PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: LAKE HURON
Nearest City: PORT AUSTIN
County: HURON
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1878



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1878 (TOWER BUILT 1878, PIER MODIFIED 1899)
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: PIER
  • Construction Materials: YELLOW BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: BUFF
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 60
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1899
  • Present Optic: 200 MM GLASS
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 76
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1899
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type:
Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LICENSE TO PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT ASSOCIATION

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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