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Michigan City Lighthouse, Washington Park, Michigan City, La Porte County, IN



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Location
Washington Park, Michigan City, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-99
Building/structure dates: 1857 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1904 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1971 subsequent work
Significance: The building served as a navigation lighthouse for shipping on the southern shore of Lake Michigan. It served in this capacity from 1858 until 1934 when a new facility replaced it.

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Related Names
Colfax, Harriet
Michigan City Historical Society


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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