Light Houses of Grays Reef Passage Historical

Light Houses of Grays Reef Passage Historical (HM1UEK)

Location: Harbor Springs, MI 49740 Emmet County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 38.583', W 85° 2.256'

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Skillagalee Island Light
Located 12 miles northwest of Cross Village. First established in 1850, the present Light was built in 1888. There are many shipwrecks near this island, in an area known as the "Graveyard of the Great Lakes."
Grays Reef Light
Built in 1936. Located 23 miles southwest of the Mackinac Straits. Gray Reef Light marks the Grays Reef Channel, one of the most hazardous area in the Great Lakes.
White Shoal Light
Established in 1910. Located 20 miles west of Mackinac Point in northern Lake Michigan. The distinctive red "barber stripe" tower is a well known waypoint to mariners on the Great Lakes.
Waugoshance Light
Built in 1851. Abandoned in 1912 after White Shoal Light was established. Once used as target practice by the U.S. military. Said to be haunted by John Herman, Keeper from 1885 to 1894.
[Artwork by] ScGibbons
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HM NumberHM1UEK
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe Legs Inn
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 652926 N 5056262
Decimal Degrees45.64305000, -85.03760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 38.583', W 85° 2.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 38' 34.98" N, 85° 2' 15.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)231, 616
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6498 Brady St, Harbor Springs MI 49740, US
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