Point Betsie Lighthouse, Benzie County's most famous landmark, is located on the Lake Michigan shore just south of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and about five miles north of Frankfort, Michigan. Point Betsie marks the southern entrance to the Manitou Passage. The lighthouse was built in 1857-58 and its light was first lit on October 20, 1858. It has continued to serve Lake Michigan mariners for 153 years. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Copyright 2015 Susan Rissi Tregoning
November 20th, 2015
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