2005 Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation Project: Detour Lighthouse Restoration – Lake Huron, MI Type: Historical Exterior & Interior Restoration of Lighthouse Strip, sandblast and paint entire exterior. Restoration of interior, restoration of windows, restoration of metal roof, copper downspouts, and restoration of concrete walls. Complete plaster, painting, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical restoration.
Project: South Haven Lighthouse Preservation – South Haven, MI Type: Entire Structure – Rust removal and application of rust converter, inhibiting primer and moisture sealants to joints and perimeter ring structure. Date Completed: October 2016 Project summary: The original South Haven lighthouse, a wooden structure, was constructed in 1872. It was replaced by the current steel lighthouse in 1903.… Continue reading “South Haven Lighthouse Preservation”