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GRAND MARAIS LIGHT

State: MINNESOTA
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: GRAND MARAIS
County: COOK
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1885



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1922
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: PIER/CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 34
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1885
  • Present Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 48
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/COOK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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