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"This B&B offers pavilions, games, bikes and bbq's on the
grounds of the estate. They are justly famous for their muffin
Year Lighthouse first was lit: 1878
(TOWER BUILT 1878, PIER MODIFIED 1899) It is still operational
and is automated.
The foundation materials are a pier, and the tower is
constructed of yellow brick, with buff markings
LAKE STREET MANOR - PORT AUSTIN, MICHIGAN
Originally a Michigan lumber baron in the 1800's, the manor has
been a private residence for most of its history. Large bays and a
high peaked roof with gingerbread trim are unique features of this
brick manor house. The grindstone and brick were quarried and fired
locally. The manor was opened as a Michigan "thumb" bed and
breakfast in 1986.