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Name: Windmill Point Light (MI)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Location: Mouth of Detroit River, Lake St. Clair.


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Photo: Dave Wobser
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 42

Characteristic and Range: White light, 3 seconds on, 3 seconds off.

Description of Tower: White conical steel tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1838

Date Present Tower Built: 1933

Date Automated: ?

Optics: 1933: Sixth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
From Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, take Alter Road toward the Detroit River. The lighthouse is located at the end of Alter Road.

Keepers: James Townsend Story (1920-1925), Charles H. Haven (1927-1933)

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