3 historic Michigan lighthouses awarded grants to aid restoration
Three Michigan lighthouses are being awarded grants to help repair and preserve their historic structures. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced Friday that three historic lighthouses across the state have been selected to split more than $126,000 in grants from the Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program operated by the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office. Historic Crisp Point Lighthouse near Newberry, Michigan. (Michigan Economic Development Corporation)A total of $50,000 will go toward renovating the watch deck of the North Manitou Shoal Lighthouse near Leland Township. The historic North Manitou Shoal Lighthouse near Leland Township, Michigan.