Keweenaw Waterway Lower Entrance Light

1868

LAKE SUPERIOR LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO

LIGHTHOUSES OF MICHIGAN

This light has also been called the Portage River Lower Entrance Light.

LOCATION: Entrance to Portage River, S shore of Keweenaw Peninsula, S side of Lake Superior

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1920

CURRENT USE: Active aid to navigation

AUTOMATED: 1973

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Crib

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Brick / Reinforced concrete

TOWER SHAPE: Octagonal --- 31 ft.tall

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

ORIGINAL LENS: Fourth Order, Fresnel