- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) - A lighthouse near Mackinac Island is available for purchase.

The latest bid for the Round Island Passage Lighthouse was $20,000, as of Tuesday. The sale began Monday with an opening bid of $10,000.

The Detroit Free Press reports (https://on.freep.com/1pa6ASn ) the online auction is open to nonprofits only who must register to bid.

The building with a 71-foot tower is on state-owned Great Lakes Public Trust bottomlands, which isn’t being sold.

The Round Island Passage Lighthouse opened in 1948 to mark a passage between Mackinac and Round islands in Lake Huron.



___

Online:

Auction site: https://1.usa.gov/1rSOu5x

___

Information from: Detroit Free Press, https://www.freep.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide