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Why is there a Lighthouse here? - OU00CA
There's a lighthouse along the banks of the St Clair River but why and how did it get there?
Owner: DarrylW4
N 42° 42.981' W 82° 29.500' N 42° 42' 58.86'' W 82° 29' 30.00'' N 42.71635°  W 82.49167° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > Michigan
Cache type: Virtual
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 2010-09-25
Date created: 2010-09-26
Date published: 2010-09-26
Last modification: 2010-11-29
2x Found
0x Not found
0 notes
watchers 0 watchers
6 visitors
2 x rated
Rated as: n/a
Cache attributes

Quick Cache  Kid Friendly  Available in Winter  Historic Site  Listed on OCNA Only  Password needed to post log entry! 

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Description EN

Marine City LighthouseAlong the banks of the St Claire River is a cast iron light house where it doesn't seem one should have been constructed. The reason is simply that it wasn't constructed there, but rather moved to this location after it was decommissioned in 1982. According to Wikipedia the tower's "...weight is 35 tons and with the height of 66 feet (20 m) and a diameter of 14 feet (4.3 m)...."

To log this cache you'll need to visit this transplant and find a plaque with information about it's 1983 dedication to the city. Use the first word from that plaque (in all caps) as the password to log the cache. If you're so inclined, we'd like to read your theory as to how the Coast Gaurd was able to move this large metal structure to this site in your log. We would also love a photo of you and your team at the site but that is not required.

Additional hints

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Marine City Lighthouse
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