|Skillagalee Island (Ile Aux Galets), MI|
Description: Ile Aux Galets Lighthouse consists of a white octagonal brick tower topped by a black lantern room and measures fifty-eight feet tall.
In June of 2011, Ile Aux Galets Lighthouse was declared excess to the needs of the United States Coast Guard and made available to eligible organizations under the provisions of the National Historic
Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000. Qualified entities were given sixty days to submit a letter of interest and were required to obtain a conveyance from the State of Michigan for the bottomlands on which the lighthouse stands. If no suitable organization is found, the lighthouse will be sold at auction.
Located on a tiny island 7 miles northwest of Cross Village. The lighthouse is owned by the Coast Guard. Tower closed.
The lighthouse is owned by the Coast Guard. Tower closed.
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