The Lightship Huron Still Lights the Way on the St. Clair River.

One interesting little site, located in a county park, is the Lightship Huron. Lightships are floating lighthouses that could be anchored on the lakes where it was too deep or impossible to build a lighthouse.

7 Secrets to Learn About the Tawas Point Lighthouse

Tawas Point

Across Saginaw Bay from Michigan’s Thumb sits one of the prettiest lighthouses in Michigan.

The Michigan History Center has produced a video that offers viewers a virtual tour of climbing the lighthouse tower. As each step is made up of the tower, bits of history and fascinating design and functional aspects of the lighthouse are revealed. In the end, there is a little test you can take to on seven of the little aspects of the Tawas Point Lighthouse.

Port Sanilac Lighthouse – Beacon for the Shore of Michigan’s Thumb

Port Sanilac Lighthouse

If your looking for things to day in Detroit, take a short road trip up M-25. The Port Sanilac Lighthouse built-in 1886 on the eastern shore of Michigan’s Thumb. This beautiful light serves the 60-mile shore between Fort Gratiot and Harbor Beach Light.