Cast iron spiral stairs connecting the lighthouse sleeping quarters to light. McGulpin Point Light was constructed as a navigational aid through the Straits of Mackinac. The light began operation in 1869, making it one of the oldest surviving lighthouses in the Straits. Only in operation until 1906, the light is located on McGulpin Point, approximatelyContinue reading “McGulpin Point Lighthouse”
When visiting sea shores or the Great Lakes, be sure to locate local lighthouses. In most cases you can tour them and go up to the light. The view is worth the time.
While visiting Northern Michigan, I had to check out some of the lighthouses along the shore. This is the McGilpin Point Lighthouse just west of the Mackinac Bridge. It is now a museum where you are able to check out the living quarters and climb up to the light.