Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Sand Point Lighthouse

Name: Sand Point Lighthouse

Location (State or Province): Escanaba, Michigan

Date Established: 1868

Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens

Markings: white w black parapet & lantern, red roofs

Structure: square tower with octagonal lantern

Range: 13 miles

Characteristics: white light, 3 s on, 3 s off

Elevation: 44 ft focal plane

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Posted by Windigo on Mar 23, 2010 5:09 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
At the intersection of Highways 41 and 35 in Escanaba, turn east on Ludington Street and follow it 1.7 miles to the Sand Point Lighthouse.

The lighthouse is open daily during June, July, and August from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in September. For more information, call (906) 789-6790.

The lighthouse is owned by the Delta County Historical Society. Grounds open, dwelling/tower open in season.

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