The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William H. Livingstone Memorial Light, Belle Isle MI


Description
Creator:
Diane Bédard, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Digital photograph of the William H. Livingstone Memorial Light, a white fluted marble 70-foot high light tower which is located on the north end of Belle Isle in the Detroit River. It is the only light in the USA constructed of marble. It was built in 1929 as a memorial to William Livingstone, who was the president of the Lakes Carriers Association from 1902 to 1925. This occulting light is visible for 16 miles to the east on Lake St. Clair, but is not used an aid to navigation.
Date of Original:
28 Aug 2010
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.3469951806464 Longitude: -82.954279861145
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William H. Livingstone Memorial Light, Belle Isle MI
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William H. Livingstone Memorial Light, Belle Isle MI


Digital photograph of the William H. Livingstone Memorial Light, a white fluted marble 70-foot high light tower which is located on the north end of Belle Isle in the Detroit River. It is the only light in the USA constructed of marble. It was built in 1929 as a memorial to William Livingstone, who was the president of the Lakes Carriers Association from 1902 to 1925. This occulting light is visible for 16 miles to the east on Lake St. Clair, but is not used an aid to navigation.