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Name: St. Clair Flats South Channel Range Rear Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Mt. Clemens, Michigan, United States

Location: Mouth of St. Clair River.


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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
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Managing Organization:
Save Our South Channel Lights

Telephone: 810-772-1888

Website: http://www.soschannellights.org
Email: SOSLights1@aol.com

Notes:
This was one of a pair of range lights built to help mariners pass between the St. Clair River and Lake St. Clair. It has fallen into severe disrepair; the nonprofit group Save Our South Channel Lights is working for its restoration. On November 15, 2004, the lighthouse was transferred to Save Our South Channel Lights under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000.

Tower Height: 40

Description of Tower: Conical brick tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1859

Date Deactivated: 1907

Optics: 1859: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Under restoration.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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