Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: St. Joseph's North Pier Lights

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Name: St. Joseph's North Pier Lights

Location (State or Province): Michigan

Date Established: 1907

Optics: Outer tower has Fifth order Fresnel lens, Inner tower has Fourth order Fresnel

Structure: Outer 35 ft tower connected to inner 57ft tower by a catwalk

Posted by Windigo on Mar 17, 2010 1:35 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
Near Benton Harbor on Interstate 94, take either I-94 Business Route into St. Joseph. From downtown St. Joseph, take Highway 63 over the St. Joseph River. After crossing the river, turn left on Klock Road, which will become Upton Drive. Turn right onto Marina Drive and then left on Ridgeway Drive which will lead to Tiscornia Park, where you can park and walk to the St. Joseph Lighthouses on the pier. A fifth-order Fresnel lens used in the outer tower is on display at the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph.

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