Lighthouse Information Tidbits

LAKE SUPERIOR LIGHTHOUSES

There are 42 Michigan Lighthouses on Lake Superior. 6 of them contain Museums, 12 of them are open to the public.

 

LAKE MICHIGAN LIGHTHOUSES

There are 44 Michigan Lighthouses on Lake Michigan. 7 of them contain museums, 15 of them are open to the public.

 

LAKE HURON LIGHTHOUSES

There are 43 Michigan Lighthouses on Lake Huron. 3 of them contain museums, 7 of them are open to the public.

 

 



It was reported in an 1854 list of lighthouses from a U.S. Senate document that the single keeper tended one light for a salary of $350.00 per year and the lighthouse was lit by six lamps.


 

 

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