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.[2][unreliable source?] It is located in USCG District 9.[1]

Grand Marais Light
Grand Marais Light in 2013
Grand Marais Light is located in Minnesota
Grand Marais Light
LocationGrand Marais, Minnesota, USA
Coordinates47°44′42″N 90°20′18″W / 47.7451°N 90.3382°W / 47.7451; -90.3382Coordinates: 47°44′42″N 90°20′18″W / 47.7451°N 90.3382°W / 47.7451; -90.3382
Year first constructed1922[1]
Year first lit1922 [1]
Tower shapeSkeletal[1]
Markings / patternWhite[1]
Tower height34 feet (10 m)[1]
Focal height48 feet (15 m)[1]
Original lensFifth Order, Fresnel[1]
Current lensFifth Order[1]
CharacteristicFl W 2,5s Edit this on Wikidata

The tower was first lit in 1922 and is still operational.[1]

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.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Inventory of Historic Light Stations--Minnesota Lighthouses--Grand Marais Light". National Park Service. Retrieved 22 July 2009.
  2. ^ Wobser, Dave. "Grand Marais (Minnesota) Light". Archived from the original on 7 July 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2013.

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