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Frozen lighthouses on Lake Michigan
The Huffington Post (3/20)
For (hopefully) one last look at the beauty that is winter, photographer Tom Gill shares his photos of the lake's lighthouses in all their icy glory.
Wanted: lighthouse keepers
The Holland Sentinel (1/28)
If being a lighthouse keeper is on your bucket list, here’s an opportunity to check it off. The Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association is seeking volunteers to man the Ludington North Breakwater Light and the Little Sable Point Lighthouse in the Mears, Mich., area.
Live the life of a Victorian-era light keeper at Tawas Point Lighthouse
WDIV - Detroit, Mich. (1/28)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to spend a week or two between March 1 and Dec. 20 acting as lighthouse keepers for the Tawas Point Lighthouse during the 2013 lighthouse keeper season.
Relocation feud stalls Port Clinton lighthouse restoration
The Associated Press (1/22)
Restoration work on a century-old wooden lighthouse has stalled amid a disagreement between its owners and officials of Port Clinton, Ohio.
Lighthouse restoration stalls over location spat
The Toledo Blade (1/16)
Efforts to restore a historic Port Clinton lighthouse that once guided boaters into the entrance of the Portage River have stalled because the city and the lighthouse’s owners can’t agree on where the structure should be relocated.
Seeking volunteer lighthouse keepers to run lakeshore lighthouses
White Lake Beacon (1/14)
Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association (SPLKA) is seeking volunteer lighthouse keepers to operate its four historic structures.
Great Lakes Lighthouse Guide
Provides information on lighthouses around the Great Lakes region as well as lighthouse tours.
Great Lakes Lighthouses: Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of images taken by Great Lakes photographers, John and Ann Mahan.
Great Lakes Lights
Lighthouses on Lakes Michigan, Huron and Superior.
Great Lakes Lights
Listing of lighthouses on each of the Great Lakes and on Detroit River, Georgian Bay, St. Clair River, Green Bay, St. Lawrence. Lake St. Clair and the Straights Of Mackinac.
Lake Erie Lighthouse Map
Interactive Lake Erie Lighthouse map, linked to corresponding lighthouse pictures and history.
Lake Huron Lighthouse Map
Interactive Lake Huron Lighthouse map, linked to corresponding lighthouse pictures and history.
Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map
Interactive Lake Michigan Lighthouses map, linked to corresponding lighthouse pictures and history.
Lake Superior Lighthouse Map
Interactive Lake Superior Lighthouse map, linked to corresponding lighthouse pictures and history.
Legendary Lighthouses of the Western Great Lakes
A companion site to the PBS series which explores the history, legends, lore, and workings of lighthouses along the Great Lakes shorelines as well as around the country.
Lighthouses of the Great Lakes
Image and information galleries of lighthouses in the Great Lakes region.
Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey
Internet Public Library
An independent project that melds the work of photographer and lighthouse enthusiast Donald W. Carter with a comprehensive guide to the lighthouses of Michigan, Great Lakes, America and the world.
Seeing The Light: Lighthouses of the Western Great Lakes
Join lighthouse buffs Terry and Sue Pepper on a voyage of discovery around the Great Lakes and through history. This site features photography, research and observations of lighthouses on lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron.
State and Provincial Resources
Mendota Light Station
Located on Keweenaw Peninsula in Bete Grise, the light station was renovated in 1998 and shines once again.
Michigan Lighthouse Project
Established in 1998, the project's mission is to increase public and governmental awareness of lighthouse preservation issues and identify ways to ensure the long-term preservation of Michigan's lighthouses.
Split Rock Lighthouse
Minnesota Historical Society
Located in Two Harbors, Minn., shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark's construction.
Buffalo Light: Guardian of the Harbor
Buffalo History Works
An interactive sight providing historical facts, photographs and preservation information regarding the lighthouse.
Lighting the Outer Limits
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine
Parks Friends kindled interest to restore Wisconsin's oldest public lighthouse on Lake Michigan, the Pottawatomie (or Potawatomi) Lighthouse in Door County.
GLIN: Historic Sites in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Islands in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes Region