Some articles on mackinac, lighthouse:
... The completion of the Mackinac Bridge in 1957 eliminated the need for the light ... Since the Mackinac Bridge has lights on it at night, the bridge became a much better aid to navigation than the light ... In 1960, the lighthouse property was purchased by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, incorporating it into surrounding Michilimackinac State Park ...
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