Grand Marais Light
Grand Marais Light is located on the outer end of a breakwater on the shore of Lake Superior in the city of Grand Marais in Cook County, Minnesota, United States.[unreliable source?] It is located in USCG District 9.
Grand Marais Light in 2013
|Location||Grand Marais, Minnesota, USA|
|Year first constructed||1922|
|Year first lit||1922 |
|Markings / pattern||White|
|Tower height||34 feet (10 m)|
|Focal height||48 feet (15 m)|
|Original lens||Fifth Order, Fresnel|
|Current lens||Fifth Order|
|Characteristic||Fl W 2,5s|
The tower was first lit in 1922 and is still operational.
The original keeper's house on shore is now operated as the main museum of the Cook County Historical Society. The museum features exhibits on area history, industry and culture.
- "Inventory of Historic Light Stations--Minnesota Lighthouses--Grand Marais Light". National Park Service. Retrieved 22 July 2009.
- Wobser, Dave. "Grand Marais (Minnesota) Light". Lighthouse.Boatnerd.com. Archived from the original on 7 July 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2013.
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