Whitefish Point Lighthouse

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    From the historical marker:

    "This light, the oldest active on Lake Superior, began operating in 1849, though the present tower was constructed later. Early a stopping place for Indians, voyageurs, and Jesuit missionaries, the point marks a course change for ore boats and other ships navigating this treacherous coastline to and from St. Mary's Canal. Since 1971 this light, fog signal, and radio beacon have been automated and controlled from Sault Ste. Marie."

    ChrisMac09, docksidepress, azcarl, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. farlane 105 months ago | reply

      This photo has been blogged to Michigan in Pictures.

      It was actually blogged YESTERDAY (am I getting old?) and also appears on Destination: Michigan Visits Whitefish Point!

    2. heidigoseek 105 months ago | reply

      Wow, thanks for blogging it. It is a great picture, I hardly believe that came from my camera.

    3. DSPII 100 months ago | reply

      I didn't spot this in Michigan in Pictures, but should have done, it's a great shot!

    4. heidigoseek 100 months ago | reply

      Thanks DSPII, your DPL mural is incredible...I go to Wayne State and I've been to DPL a few times before...but that perspective is wonderful!

    5. djsuchomelly 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called World Lighthouse Society, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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