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Standing tall against the shores of Lake Huron, three lighthouses offer a glimpse of maritime life of yesteryear. Harbor Beach Lighthouse is now open for summer tours, Point aux Barques Light in Port Hope is home to a unique maritime museum, while the Port Austin Reef Light stands as a sentinal offshore. LIVE Huron County, MI.


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Harbor Beach Lighthouse

, Harbor Beach, MI 48441

Phone:(989) 479-9707

HB Lighthouse has guided mariners since the 1870's. The lighthouse, a mile off shore, sits 54 feet above the lake surface. In 2010, ownership of the lighthouse was transferred to the City of HB. Tours are available in the summer (June -August) on Sat.

  

Pointe aux Barques Lifesaving Station

7995 Pioneer Drive, Port Austin, MI 48467

Phone:(989) 428-4123

Located at the Huron City Museums, the Life Saving Station was built in 1876. The building was preserved and moved from Pointe Aux Barques to its present location. Many lighthouse artifacts on display. Visit http://huroncitymuseums.org for more info.

  

Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse

Lighthouse County Park, Port Austin, MI 48467

Phone:(989) 428-3035

Located 6 miles N. of Port Hope in Lighthouse County Park. Orignal lighthouse built in 1848, this lighthouse still functions as a navigational aid to mariners on Lake Huron. The museum is open Mem. Day to Sept. 30, donations are welcome.

  

Port Austin Reef

, Port Austin, MI 48467

Phone:(989) 738-6555

Located 2.5 miles north of Port Austin Harbor in Lake Huron, Dates back to March 1873, rebuilt in 1899 today it is mainted by the Port Austin Reef Lighthouse Assoc. it was decommissioned in 1984. Visitors Center in PA has artifacts, etc.

  

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Community Events
05/22/2014 - Harbor Beach Farmer's Market
Farmer's Market every Thursday from 2-6 p.m. on Muphy Museum lawn.
05/24/2014 - Port Austin Farmer's Market - Every Saturday
Every Saturday 9am to 1 p.m - Produce, baked goods, antiques, handmade crafts, jewerly and wagon rides.
09/04/2014 - A Gathering of Crafters - Every Thursday
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. a gathering of crafters.
09/27/2014 - Annual Benefit Auction
Come to the Youth Center starting at 9am sharp! You can bid on an item in the main auction, silent auction or box lots. Every person will come away with something, especially a feeling of fellowship. Keep watching the website for a detailed flyer.
09/27/2014 - Huron County-Wide Museum Weekend
Huron Countywide Museum Weekend on the last weekend in September. All museums in Huron County will be open on the: Saturday: 9 a.m - 5 p.m.Sunday: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. www.thehchs.org
09/27/2014 - Waking the Dead 5K-start time Noon
Somebody has awakened the dead at Sleeper State Park! Come test your luck at completing a 5K trail run course through the woods while being pursued by zombies. Make it to the finish line with your %u201Cbody tag%u201D attached to the back of your shirt and receive a special reward in addition to your event specific tech t-shirt and high quality finisher medal. Can%u2019t run? Well, there will be slow zombies at this event too! Experience all of the creepiness of having to escape the living dead at a slower pace with the 5K walk event. Make it a weekend event! Reserve your campsite right at the park so that you may relive your terrifying ordeal over a campfire with other survivors