Near Northport in Leelanau County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Grand Traverse Lighthouse
Registered Michigan Historic Site
Erected 1991 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number 615.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses, and the Michigan Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 45° 12.609′ N, 85° 32.997′ W. Marker is near Northport, Michigan, in Leelanau County. Marker can be reached from N Lighthouse Point Rd, north of Catyhead Bay Drive. Marker is located inside of Leelanau State Park N Lighthouse Point Rd, Northport, MI 49670. Admission to park required.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northport MI 49670, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Grand Traverse Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Woolsey Family Farm / Clinton F. Woolsey Memorial Airport (approx. 3.4 miles away); Great Lakes Sport Fishery / Great Lakes Sport Fishery Norwood Township Hall (approx. 8.2 miles away); Omena Presbyterian Church (approx. 10.8 miles away); St. Wenceslaus Church and Cemetery (approx. 12.4 miles away).
More about this marker. Small marker near entrance to lighthouse. There is an admission charge for the tour of the lighthouse itself, but the ground around the lighthouse are included with park admission.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2014, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2014, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.