Whitefish Point Lighthouse

Also known as: Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
5 mi. NE of Shelldrake on Whitefish Rd., Shelldrake, Michigan

Historic lighthouse on Lake Superior

Photos 

Whitefish Point Lighthouse and The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Photo taken by Michael Miller

View this photo at panoramio.com

Map 

Street View 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 28, 1973
Reference number
73000947
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Iron pile lighthouse
Area of significance
Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Water-related
Current function
Water-related
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1861
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: New photo from Michael Miller
  • October 29, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Alternate Names" and "Overview"

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