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Name: Squaw Island Light (MI)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Gladstone, Michigan, United States

Location: Beaver Island Archipelago, Lake Michigan.


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Photo: Stan Severi
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Managing Organization:
Private owner

Notes:
This privately owned lighthouse has fallen into disrepair since it was discontinued as an aid to navigation in 1928. The owner has begun restoring the property in recent years.

Description of Tower: Octagonal brick tower attached to keeper's dwelling.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Attached keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1892

Date Present Tower Built: 1892

Date Deactivated: 1928

Fog Signal: Originally steam whistle.

Current Use: Abandoned.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
This lighthouse is privately owned and is not accessible to the public. It can be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.

Keepers: William H.Shields (1892-1900); Owen McCauley (assistant, then keeper 1901-1928).

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