|The Presque Isle Harbor Breakwater Light was established in 1941 and is located in the City of Marquette, Marquette County, Michigan. Situated 0.4 mile from shore in southern Lake Superior, it is an operating Federal aid to navigation marking the entry to Presque Isle Harbor. This lighthouse is significant in Marquette County's local history. Its period of historical significance begins in 1941 when it was established and ends in 1965, the most recent year of its operation 50 years before the present. The Presque Isle Harbor Breakwater Light qualifies for inclusion in the National Register under Criterion A by exemplifying the long-tenn Federal government program to improve navigational safety in the Great Lakes through constructing and operating aids to navigation. It also qualifies under Criterion C for being a well-preserved example of architectural design and engineering methods used in constructing Great Lakes offshore lighthouses during the second quarter of the twentieth century. This property combines concrete and steel components in a structure designed with Modem Movement Streamlined Modeme architectural styling. The Presque Isle Harbor Breakwater Light retains integrity of design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association. It is widely recognized as a historic landmark in Marquette County.