Cheyboygan Crib Light

1884

LAKE HURON LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO

LIGHTHOUSES OF MICHIGAN

This light once sat on a crib offshore, but was saved by the people of Cheboygan when its foundation finally gave way and the tower toppled over in the channel.

LOCATION: West side of dredged channel into mouth of Cheboygan River, NW end of Lake Huron

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1910

CURRENT USE: No longer in use

AUTOMATED: Yes

DEACTIVATED: 1988 --- This light was relocated to beginning of pier on west bank of river mouth in Cheboygan City Park.

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Crib

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Cast iron

TOWER SHAPE: Octagonal --- 25 ft. tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: Brown / Now it is white with red trim

ORIGINAL LENS: Fourth Order, Fresnel