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Name: Passage Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Houghton, Michigan, United States

Location: Near Isle Royale, Lake Superior.

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Photo: Vern Bowen

Managing Organization:
Isle Royale National Park

Telephone: 906-482-0984


Contact Address Information:
800 East Lakeshore Drive
Michigan, 49931, United States

Tower Height: 44

Height of Focal Plane: 78

Description of Tower: Octagonal fieldstone tower, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1882 1.5 story stone keeper's house, 1882 fog signal building, storage shed, tram winch house, privy, boathouse.

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1882

Date Automated: 1978

Optics: 1882: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now 190 mm optic (solar powered).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Accessible by boat only. Guided tours are available in season; contact Isle Royale National Park for information.


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