Unlike most of Michigan's lighthouses, the Livingston Memorial Lighthouse is only one of two lighthouses that serve as memorials.
This building was named in honor of William Livingston, the president of the Lake Carriers
Association from 1902-1925.
The eastern tip of Belle Isle had to be expanded to make room for this small lighthouse.
This is the only lighthouse in the United States of America constructed entirely of marble. Specifically, the shaft of the tower consist of White Georgia Marble, and the latern on top is made of bronze.
The light has a candlepower of 115,000, and is visible for a distance of 15 miles.
This lighthouses made the former Belle Isle Lighthouse, near the United States Coast Guard Station, obsolete.
A bronze, bas relief portray of William Livingston lies on the lakeside of this structure, along with a bronze table inscription.
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