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
CLOUDY
39°F
CLOUDY, humidity 91%, barometer 29.78,
wind 6 mph SSW
Sunday
Rain and drizzle this afternoon
42°F | 40°F
Rain and drizzle this afternoon
Monday
Fog with a shower, then a little rain
47°F | 41°F
Fog with a shower, then a little rain
Tuesday
A bit of snow and rain in the afternoon
42°F | 26°F
A bit of snow and rain in the afternoon
Wednesday
Clouds breaking, a snow shower; colder
30°F | 20°F
Clouds breaking, a snow shower; colder
Thursday
Some sun, then clouds and chilly
34°F | 24°F
Some sun, then clouds and chilly

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