|► Michigan (Benzie County), Frankfort — Fog Signal Building|
On December 12, 1891, the Lighthouse Board issued a "Notice to Mariners" informing them that a long sought steam-powered fog signal, featuring two 10-inch whistles similar to those then used on locomotives, had been installed at Point Betsie. . . . — — Map (db m98327) HM
|► Michigan (Benzie County), Frankfort — Gravestone at Point Betsie|
Yes, we have a gravestone at Point Betsie but alas no grave. Edward Wheaton, Keeper 1934 to 1946, made this gravestone to honor his mother, Martha Madsen Wheaton, 1857 to 1941. She died in Cheboygan.
Keeper Edward Wheaton could not lift the . . . — — Map (db m98323) HM
|► Michigan (Benzie County), Frankfort — S0272 — Marquette's Death|
On May 18, 1675, Father Jacques Marquette, the great Jesuit missionary and explorer, died and was buried by two French companions somewhere along the Lake Michigan shore of the lower peninsula. Marquette had been returning to his mission at St. . . . — — Map (db m97466) HM
|► Michigan (Benzie County), Frankfort — Oil House|
Prior to 1892, large quantities of kerosene that fueled Point Betsie's beacon and apartment lamps, etc., was kept at the base of the lighthouses tower. As at other light stations, a separate building was erected here in 1892 to provide safer . . . — — Map (db m98330) HM
|► Michigan (Benzie County), Frankfort — War Memorial|
To the men who have devoted their time and their lives that we may continue to live in freedom — — Map (db m97464) HM
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