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August's Lake Superior Lighthouse

Location: Northernmost point of Outer Island, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Year Built: 1873-1874 Cost: $40,000 (about $780,000 today) Original Lens: Flashing White Third Order Fresnel First Exhibited: October 3, 1874 Second Lens: solar-powered 12-volt DC optic (1961) Third Lens: Vega VRB-25 solar-powered optic (1992) Original Fog Signal: 10-inch steam powered fog whistle (1875) Second Fog… Continue Reading

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The fascinating True Story of Duluth’s Thomas H. Storey

Duluth Herald

August's Ghost Sign

Glensheen’s Original Fountain

Coming up at Glensheen Historic Estate

Highly Superior

The Historic Secondary Schools of Superior, Wisconsin

Lakeview’s skewed view of Lake Superior

August's Postcard Perspective of the Past

Duluth’s Missabe Junction

Everything came together at 27th Avenue West

From St. Jean-Baptiste to Holy Family

August's Past & Present Pic

Free Historic House Tour Tonight

Monthly Update from the Duluth Preservation Alliance

Winter Sports and a Summer Nursery

Fond du Lac Park, Part 2

Boulevard Bridge over Chester Creek

This month's selection from our 19th-Century Sketchbook