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Name: Charlevoix South Pierhead Light  

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Also known as: Charlevoix Pier Light

Nearest Town or City:
Charlevoix, Michigan, United States

Location: Entrance to Lake Charlevoix, Lake Michigan.

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Photo: Fran Dollinger
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

In 2009, the lighthouse was changed from white to red.

Description of Tower: Square, steel tower on concrete and steel pier.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1885

Date Present Tower Built: 1948

Optics: Now modern optic, solar powered.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

This lighthouse is located near downtown Charlevoix, close to the intersection of Grant Street and Park Avenue, two blocks west of U.S. Route 31. A beach parking lot is nearby.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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