North Manitou Shoal Light, Lake Michigan, Michigan
Built in 1935, replacing the North Manitou Island Light.
NORTH MANITOU SHOAL LIGHT
OFF NORTH & SOUTH MANITOU ISLANDS/LAKE MICHIGAN
Station Established: 1935
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1935
Automated? YES 1980
Foundation Materials: CONCRETE CRIB
Construction Materials: STEEL
Tower Shape: SQUARE ON SQUARE HOUSE
Relationship to Other Structure: INTEGRAL
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER
Lighthouse is similar in structure to Detour Reef lighthouse.
1935 – Crib light built. The 4th order lens was relocated from the North Manitou Island lighthouse.
1980 – Lighthouse automated.
- George Larson (1875 – 1882)
- Ernst Hutzler (1946 – 1958)