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Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

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Address: 2800 Omar Street, Port Huron, MI 48060
Phone Number: (810)982-0891
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Well worth the climb!

This was my second visit there and it's good to see the site so well maintained and constantly updated. Lots of fascinating information that gives insight into the era. The view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Oak Park, Michigan
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Oak Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was my second visit there and it's good to see the site so well maintained and constantly updated. Lots of fascinating information that gives insight into the era. The view from the top of the lighthouse is breathtaking. Bicycles can be rented there, too.

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Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fort Gratiot Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in MI. Speculate view of Lake Huron and the Blue Water Bridges! Nice gift shop and grounds.

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Mansfield, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We love history and this great little museum has loads of it! The docent who gave us a tour was well informed and interesting. He took time to answer questions and let us take pictures on top of the lighthouse. Amazing view of the Blue Water Bridge and the St. Clair River mouth. Very worth the $7 ticket. Best part... More 

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Fort Gratiot, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have always loved this lighthouse because I live across the street when young and spent many hours playing by it and went in it before it was restricted.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were on a weekend trip visiting 6 lighthouses in the area. This was by far the best. It costs $7 for a tour which includes climbing the lighthouse. Our guide was very good and informative. I would highly recommend this attraction.

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Millington, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A visit to the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse was part of the itinerary for a day trip to Port Huron. Finding our way there, however, was not easy. Directional signs were lacking in town and several guide booklets didn't even list the lighthouse. We finally found it via our GPS. As stated by several other reviewers, there is no charge to... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I visited the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse during my stay with family at Lake Huron. The cost of entry to the lighthouse was seven dollars per person, and this also included a tour of Fort Gratiot. I was personally only interested in going into the lighthouse, so I skipped the tour. The lighthouse is about eight stories with approximately 92 steps.... More 

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Holland, Michigan USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The water is so blue the light house is so white. It's a do sure photo stop. It nice that you can go up into the light house and then again take pictures. The beach is right there too... Take a walk... Skip a stone on the water... Visit the gift shop. If you're in Port Huron it's well worth... More 

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Corunna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Recently attended Sandfest at the Fort Gratiot Light House and toured the Light House and grounds while I was there. After climbing the around 92 steps to the top of the Lighthouse the view was spectacular. Lots of interesting history to take in about the Light House. Nice gift shop to browse around lots of nautical gifts to buy. Recommend... More 

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Roanoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

For history buffs and thrill seekers, this is a great attraction in the Port Huron area. My wife and I visited and she took the historical tour of the buildings and lighthouse. She found the information very interesting and it gave her a new appreciation for the role not only of the lighthouse keeper but the location of the lighthouse.... More 

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Address: 2800 Omar Street, Port Huron, MI 48060
Phone Number: (810)982-0891
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Port Huron

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