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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Urban Lighthouse in Detroit

Being the first urban state park created in Michigan, millions of people have easy access to it.  Created in 2004, the 30 acre Milliken State Park and Harbor parallels the Detroit River giving dynamic views of the water, the GM Renaissance Center, various works of sculpture and this new lighthouse.  It is a 63 foot replica of Tawas Point lighthouse built in 1876. This scaled down version marks the entrance to the harbor with spaces for 52 boats come Spring time.

1 comment:

  1. That is also known as the Tri-Centennial light because it was dedicated on the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Detroit.