St. Joseph North Pier Lighthouse (St. Joseph Pierhead Lighthouse), St. Joseph, Michigan
Current structure built in 1906.
ST. JOSEPH NORTH PIERHEAD LIGHTS
Location: ST. JOSEPH RIVER ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Station Established: 1832
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1906
Foundation Materials: PIER
Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Tower Shape: CYLINDRICAL; Second Tower: OCTAGONAL ON SQUARE HOUSE
Markings/Pattern: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE; Second Tower: INTEGRAL
Original Lens: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL; Second Tower: FOURTH ORDER 1907
1906 – Cast iron pierhead light installed.
1907 – Inner pier light built.
1906-1910 Edward Mallette
1906-1924 Samuel Jacobson (1st assistant)
1906 Adolph Palter (2nd assistant)
1910-1922 George Cornell
1922-1927 Ferdinand Ollhoff
1925-1935 Paul Walters (1st assistant)
1927-1928 Charles Grenell
1928-1936 Owen McCauley
1936-1941 Charles Carlson
1939-1941 Frank Rydlewicz (1st assistant)
Researched and written by Marie Vincent, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.