Menagerie Island (Isle Royale) Light

1875

LAKE SUPERIOR LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO

LIGHTHOUSES OF MICHIGAN

This light is part of Isle Royale National Park. 
For more information contact:  Isle Royale National Park, 87 N. Ripley St., Houghton, MI  49931  906-482-0984

LOCATION: On Menagerie Island, entrance to Siskiwit Bay, mid-point Lake Superior

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1875

CURRENT USE: Active aid to navigation

AUTOMATED: 1913

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Rock

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Red sandstone

TOWER SHAPE: Octagonal attached by an 8ft. long passageway --- 55ft. tall

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

ORIGINAL LENS: Fourth Order, Fresnel 1875

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: The rocks in front of the lighthouse have patches of the yellow moss that is quite common on the islands of Isle Royale National Park.