Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse


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Look around. This is a setting that has inspired generations. With its impressive buff-colored brick walls, large square tower topped with battlements, and elegant fourth order Fresnel lens, this lighthouse-built in 1892-is a source for inspiration. Surrounding it is a beautifully landscaped lawn dotted with vibrant pine trees and the refurbished fog signal station and barn. And then there’s the backdrop: Sparkling beach sand, the majestic Straits of Mackinac, and the magnificent Mackinac Bridge, acting as a vista connecting the past, present, and future. Climb the tower and breathe in the spectacular view as generations of lighthouse keepers did before you. Step inside the lighthouse, and hear the Victrola play pre-World War I tunes in a period-styled sitting room. Explore nighttime navigation and Great Lakes’ shipwrecks. Interact with hands-on exhibits. Ask questions. Immerse yourself. Inside this stately structure, it’s always 1910, so welcome and discover.

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse Web Site

Contact Information

Address

526 North Huron Avenue

Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 436-4100

Fax: (231) 436-4210

Email:

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Mackinaw City Weather

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CLEAR
49°F
CLEAR, humidity 58%, barometer 29.74,
wind 12 mph NW
Sunday
Sunny to partly cloudy
50°F | 37°F
Sunny to partly cloudy
Monday
Cloudy with some rain and a thunderstorm
51°F | 49°F
Cloudy with some rain and a thunderstorm
Tuesday
Mainly cloudy, a little rain; breezy
55°F | 41°F
Mainly cloudy, a little rain; breezy
Wednesday
Cooler with times of clouds and sun
46°F | 36°F
Cooler with times of clouds and sun
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a stray shower
46°F | 34°F
Mostly cloudy with a stray shower

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