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Big Bay Point Light
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Date Established: 1896
Date Present Tower Built: 1896
Date Automated: 1941
Height of Tower: 65 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 60 ft.
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Open to Public?: Yes, as a bed and breakfast inn
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DescriptionLocated about 23 miles NW of Marquette Michigan, this lighthouse sits on top of a bluff 100 feet above Lake Superior. It is one of two bed and breakfast inns in the state. A small automated beacon in the yard is used as a navagational signal. The original fresnel lens is on display in the fog house.
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|Submitted by: Mary Ganley
||Date posted: Sat Aug 26, 2006