Mission Point Lighthouse

Mission Point Lighthouse

Built in 1870, this light is now maintained by Peninsula Township and short-term keepers are allowed to live in the lighthouse. It is half way between the North Pole and the Equator exactly on the 45th parallel. It was decommissioned in 1933. Hours are 10am to 5pm, daily, April - October and weekends only November - December. Self-guided tours are available seven days a week from which includes access to the tower. To confirm these times call first. Available at no charge is the Hessler Log Cabin, a restored turn of the century log cabin on the lighthouse grounds. Adults - $5, Children - $3, Children five and under - free. Grounds open, dwelling/tower open in season.

Old Mission Point Lighthouse

Contact Information

Address

Center Road

Old Mission, MI 49673

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 645-0759

Email:

Location of Mission Point Lighthouse

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Old Mission Weather

Now
P/CLOUDY
22°F
P/CLOUDY, humidity 66%, barometer 30.17,
wind 5 mph W
Monday
Mostly sunny and very cold
24°F | 10°F
Mostly sunny and very cold
Tuesday
Chilly with snow of varying intensity
31°F | 9°F
Chilly with snow of varying intensity
Wednesday
Cloudy and colder with snow showers
15°F | -3°F
Cloudy and colder with snow showers
Thursday
Rather cloudy, snow showers; frigid
14°F | 4°F
Rather cloudy, snow showers; frigid
Friday
Mostly cloudy and not as cold
28°F | 17°F
Mostly cloudy and not as cold

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