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Ontonagon West Pierhead Light
Ontonagon, Michigan

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Date Established: 1897
Date Present Tower Built: 1928
Height of Tower: 20 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 31 ft.


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Open to Public?: Grounds only; accessible by boat only

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The Ontonagon West Pierhead Light sits near the end of a pier on the west side of the mouth of the Ontonogon River about 350 yards or so from the now inactive Ontonagon lighthouse. The lantern room is atop a 20 foot skeletal steel tower and serves to guide ships entering Ontonagon Harbor.

The link for the Ontonagon County Historical Society is provided below.

Submitted by: lighthousephoto Date posted: Wed Dec 31, 2008 Views: 1780