Manning (Memorial) Light

1991

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This light was built to honor the memory of Mr. Robert H. Manning, a long-time resident of Empire.
Mr. Manning always wanted a light to guide him off the lake after his long fishing trips.

LOCATION: On public beach, city of Empire, E side of Lake Michigan

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1991

CURRENT USE: This light operates in memory of Mr. Robert H. Manning, but serves no navigational purpose.

AUTOMATED: Yes

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Natural / Emplaced

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Wood and stucco

TOWER SHAPE: Cylindrical --- 38ft. tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: White with black lantern

ORIGINAL LENS: unknown

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: This memorial light is one of only two in the state and is listed in the USCG 2000 Light List as Manning Light and is labeled as a private aid.