White River Light

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Built in 1876, this lighthouse is said to be haunted by its first keeper, Captain William Robinson, and his wife Sara. They had 11 children and lived there for 47 years. Even after he retired and his son took over, the Captain still kept up his duties. He died here in his sleep at age 87, the night before others were to take possession of the lighthouse. The sound of the Captain walking with his cane has been heard as he makes his rounds late at night, and his wife has been known to help tidy up from beyond the grave.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Indian Bay
Whitehall, MI
United States

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GPS:
43.374734, -86.42433599999998
County:
Muskegon County, Michigan
Nearest Towns:
Montague, MI (4.5 mi.)
Whitehall, MI (4.5 mi.)
Lakewood Club, MI (8.2 mi.)
Rothbury, MI (9.9 mi.)
North Muskegon, MI (11.4 mi.)
Twin Lake, MI (13.1 mi.)
Muskegon, MI (13.1 mi.)
New Era, MI (13.3 mi.)
Roosevelt Park, MI (14.5 mi.)
Muskegon Heights, MI (15.2 mi.)

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