Two Harbors Light Station - Two Harbors, Minnesota
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 47° 00.840 W 091° 39.841
15T E 601541 N 5207585
Quick Description: Operating lighthouse on the north shore of Lake Superior in the northern Minnesota community of Two Harbors.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2007 8:14:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM24RV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 26

Long Description:
The lighthouse is an actual working lighthouse built in 1892. The lighthouse tower is 12 foot square and is 49'6" tall. The current light is 24" aero-beacon and the original light was fourth-order Fresnel lens which was removed in 1969 and is on display in a museum in Vermillion, Ohio. The keepers house and the light tower are attached. The lighthouse is operated as a bed & breakfast by the Lake County Historical Society.
Street address:
Agate and Burlington Bays
Two Harbors, Minnesota


County / Borough / Parish: Lake County

Year listed: 1984

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Defense, Transportation

Current function: Transportation, Domestic - Bed & Breakfast

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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