Light Keeper’s Cottage Rental Policies

Keweenaw County Historical Society
2019 Light Keeper’s Cottage Rental Policies


Must be a member of the Keweenaw County Historical Society
Rental fees are established on an annual basis by the KCHS Board


Reservations for 2019 can be made by telephoning Carol Todd starting Monday, June 3, 2019 until Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 269-330-4219 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM EASTERN DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME. Reservations can be made for two weeks After June 5, 2019, reservations can be made for any additional weeks that are available by telephoning the above-listed number, 269-330-4219 or emailing

Reservation confirmation letters will be sent in January, 2019 requesting a 50% rental deposit (new for 2019) which is due March 31, 2019
Please send your rental reservation deposit  with “Cottage Rental Deposit” written on your check to:
KCHS Treasurer
670 Lighthouse Road-Eagle Harbor
Mohawk, Mi  49950

If your plans have changed or if your deposit is not received by March 31, 2019, your reservation will be cancelled due to a high demand to reserve the rental cottage
Deposits are non-refundable unless the canceled week is re-rented
Cottage is rented on a weekly basis.  Daily rentals are not available
Check-in time:  3:00 PM on the first day of rental
Check-out time:  12:00 PM on the last day of rental
Your rental balance is due on arrival
Renters provide the following:  Sheets and pillow cases for one full, and two twin beds and one queen size sleeper sofa, food, beverages, kitchen/bath towels and toiletries
KCHS provides the following:  Blankets, pillows, mattress pads, a fully equipped kitchen, cooking utensils, microwave oven, dishes and glassware, trash bags and cleaning supplies

Rental Policies

Do not move or rearrange furniture.  Cottage must be returned to the original order when the renter departs
Please remove all food, beverages and personal items
Violation of the Rental Policies will result in a $100 cleaning/sanitation fee
Click here to see a PDF of the Rental Policies  that you may wish to print.