Point Betsie Lighthouse
2010 Governors Award for Historic Preservation
Project: Point Betsie Lighthouse and Fog Signal Building – Frankfort, MI
Type: Historical Exterior & Interior Restoration. Flat seam copper roofing at porch and connector roof, wood shingle installation on roof and walls, cornice/trim restoration, masonry restoration, painting, lead coated copper gutters & downspout installation, chimney rebuild, wood window restoration and replacement. Complete interior restoration.
Located in Benzie County, construction of the light station was started in 1854 and finished in 1858 at a cost of $5000. Currently the light station is restored to it’s 1940’s paint scheme.