Posted by: mlapgrants | February 21, 2018

Michigan’s Offshore Lights at the Eleventh Maritime Heritage Conference


SHPO Architect Bryan Lijewski and Michelle Smay from Smay Trombley Architecture presented their Michigan Offshore Lights HSR and Public Education Project on Friday, February 16 at the Maritime Heritage Conference in New Orleans.  The project includes the Thunder Bay Island Light Station in Lake Huron, and the Gull Rock Light Station, Manitou Island Light Station, and Stannard Rock Light Station in Lake Superior and is funded by a National Maritime Heritage Grant through the National Park Service and a Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program Grant through the State Historic Preservation Office.

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