Old Mission Point Lighthouse

Photograph by
Darryl Chapman
Photograph by
Cheryl Price
Photograph by
Cindy Freeman
Photograph by
Julie Umlor
Photograph by
Barbara Nelson Cheek

Old Mission Point Lighthouse, is located at the tip of the thin peninsula that divides Grand Traverse Bay north of Traverse City. The site is located on the 45th parallel, halfway between the equator and the North Pole. Completed in 1870, the square wood tower rises from the roof of the clapboard dwelling. Although visitors may walk around the structure, the lighthouse is the residence of a township employee and is closed to the public.

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