U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is located at the end of the North Pier; its companion, the St. Joseph North Pierhead Inner Light, is at the middle of the pier. The two are connected by a catwalk.
Tower Height: 35
Height of Focal Plane: 31
Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1832
Date Present Tower Built: 1906
Optics: 1906: Fifth order Fresnel lens, now on loan to the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph (replaced by modern optic).
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The North Pier and lighthouses are adjacent to Tiscornia City Park in Benton Harbor.