Tawas Point Lighthouse, Lake Huron, Michigan

Tawas Point Lighthouse on the western shore of Lake Huron

This picturesque Great Lakes lighthouse has been in operation since 1876.  It is situated on the western shore of Lake Huron at East Tawas, Michigan.  The lighthouse tower is 70 feet tall.

According to information from the Michigan Historical Center, the light shines with two colors, white and red.  The white light can be seen from 16 miles offshore in Lake Huron.  The red light marks the entrance to Tawas Bay and can bee seen from 12 miles away.

Those interested in learning more about this lighthouse and its history should visit the Tawas Lighthouse page on Terry Pepper's informative site, Seeing the Light.

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