Grosse Ile North Channel Front Range Light

1894

The North Channel Rear Range Light is reported as being lost prior to the 1940's

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This light is open to the public, but is bordered by private land.
For a tour: write the Grosse Ile Historical Society, East River Road Parkway, P.O. Box 131, Grosse Ile, MI 48138

LOCATION: East side of Grosse Ile, lower Detroit River, W end of Lake Erie

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1906

CURRENT USE: Property of the Grosse Ile Historical Society

AUTOMATED: unknown

DEACTIVATED: 1963

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Concrete Pier

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Wood

TOWER SHAPE: Octagonal --- 40 feet tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: White

ORIGINAL LENS: unknown

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: Each face of this light is sided with horizontal wood strips, like on an old house. This light is in remarkably good shape for being a wooden structure.