Fox Island Lighthouse Association

photo: Dusty Klifman/Blueyes Below June 2020 (used with permission)

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Keeper’s Log

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  •   After a few delays, the opening team (Linda, Cathy, Marty, Tom, and Jack) arrived at the light station on May 8, 2024, to prepare for the summer season. The excavator arrived the next day…and Marty went to work digging the new pit for the outhouse. Tom and Jack looked for buried treasure (sorry, Captain […]

  • After a number of maintenance projects (water, outhouse, etc.), Marty & Tom are back to researching steps to restore the 1867 lighthouse lantern room. Organizing tools….backing out screws that have been in place for nearly 160 years is not an easy proposition. Even getting to the screws is a challenge. When FILA first began rehabbing […]

  • Arrival! Lots of gear on the beach needing to be carried up to the lighthouse. The opening crew checked up on the solar system….it weathered the winter well. Thanks again to the Great Lakes Lightkeepers Association for donating major components. The team also worked to upgrade the lake-water filtering system to be used by volunteer […]