Photographer: Roy Westin 

Point Betsie

Frankfort, MI

Built :  1858

Type : Round, Brick

Status : Active

Location : 5 miles North of Frankfort, MI

Height : 37 feet

Access : Car, Parking near the Light. Take Michigan Route 22 to Point Betsie Road. This will take you right to the Light. 

History of the Light : One of Michigan's oldest Lighthouses, she stands just South of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, guiding ships around Point Betsie. In 1983 she was automated, one of the last to be automated in Michigan. She served as a Coast Guard residence until the winter of 1996, the family was forced out due to lack of heat when the boiler failed.

Photographer right: Patricia Zyczynski

Photographer below: Roy Westin


 

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