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Split Rock Lighthouse (MN)

Split Rock Lighthouse (MN)

Split Rock Lighthouse, in state park of same name, MN 61 ~46 mi N of Duluth; building of light spurred by Nov 1905 storm wrecking many ships on Lake Superior; completed 1910, electricity replaced kerosene 1940, decommissioned 1969; now MN Historical Society property, restored to 1920s appearance; 54 ft tower stands on 130 ft cliff above Lake Superior on Beaver Bay; National Register of Historic Places 1969 (69000073), National Historic Landmark 2011; photos from overlook SW of light, at lighthouse, & from lake level below lighthouse

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