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  1. Grosse Point Lighthouse, Illinois Lighthouses, photographs, pictures, history, location, visitor information, maps, description, hotels, Lighthousefriends.com.

  2. Jul 6, 2018 · Discover Grosse Point Lighthouse in Evanston, Illinois: A historic beacon built in the aftermath of the worst maritime disaster on the Great Lakes.

  3. Unique Historic Lighthouse. Dec 2021. When I first saw Grosse Point Lighthouse in Evanston, I immediately wanted to know its history. It was built in 1873. After that, there's been some 150 years of its long service. When I learnt its history, I was totally stunned, that the second order Fresnel lens, installed in this Lighthouse in 1874, is ...

  4. To this date, the tower still has the original lens installed. The light would have a dual purpose, to warn of shallow waters around Grosse Point and to guide ships into the harbor at Chicago. Barring fog, etc, the light was visible 21 miles out into the lake.

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  6. Get Directions. Built on the shores of Lake Michigan by the United States Government in 1873 after several shipwrecks demonstrated its need, this was the lead lighthouse marking the approach to Chicago. In 1999, Grosse Point Lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service; the first lighthouse on the Great ...

  7. Grosse Point (Knight Point) Lighthouse, Quebec Canada Lighthouses, photographs, pictures, history, location, visitor information, maps, description, hotels, Lighthousefriends.com.

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