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South Manitou Island Lighthouse
Photographed by: Penrose Photography

Location:. South Manitou Island, Michigan.

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Driving Directions: M-22 In Leelanau Peninsula South Manitou Island is 15 miles east off the shore of Leland.

The South Manitou Island Lighthouse was established in 1839 on the southeast tip of the island. This conical, brick structure replaced an earlier light in 1872. The 100 foot lighthouse can be accessed by private boat, or by the ferry that takes off from Leland, Michigan.