|Manitou Island, MI|
Description: Under the provisions of the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000, the Manitou Island Lighthouse was offered for free to eligible government entities and non-profit organizations. The lighthouse was officially awarded to the Keweenaw Land Trust in 2004.
In March of 2009, it was announced that the Keweenaw Land Trust would get $8,716 for the Manitou Island Lighthouse from the Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program, which is administered by the State Historic Preservation Office and funded by proceeds from the sale of the "Save our Lights" license plate.
Located in Lake Superior on the eastern tip of Manitou Island, roughly six miles from the eastern end of the Keweenaw Peninsula. The lighthouse is owned by the Keweenaw Land Trust. Grounds open, dwelling/tower closed.
The lighthouse is owned by the Keweenaw Land Trust. Grounds open, dwelling/tower closed.
Pictures on this page copyright Kraig Anderson, JACLAY, used by permission.