The second oldest lighthouse on Lake Huron is scheduled to undergo repairs this summer.  Funding comes from a $60,000 grant from the “Save our Lights” fundraising campaign.

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It’s easier to get to Sheila Consaul’s lighthouse by boat than by foot.  It sits at the edge of an Ohio state park 30 miles east of Cleveland.

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They said a picture is worth a thousand words.  Supporters of Michigan’s lighthouses are hoping a picture will be worth thousands of dollars.

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Shoreline has eroded within 45 feet of a historic lighthouse at Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore.

Lee Jameson is the Facility Manager at Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. He said the lighthouse was built in 1871.

“We have an active volunteer group that donates thousands of hours annually that includes descendants of lighthouse keepers so this is a very meaningful historic landmark to a lot of folks here.”

Jameson said roughly 800 feet of shoreline have been impacted.