Grosse Point Light
lighthouse in Illinois, United States
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English Grosse Point Light
The historic Grosse Point Light is located in Evanston, Illinois. Following several shipping disasters near Evanston, residents successfully lobbied the federal government for a lighthouse. Construction was completed in 1873. The lighthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 8, 1976. On 20 January 1999, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark. It is maintained under the jurisdiction of the Evanston Lighthouse Park District, an independent taxing authority.
Source: Grosse Point Light
French Phare de Grosse Point
Le phare de Grosse Point (en anglais : Grosse Point Light), est un phare situé à Evanston sur le lac Michigan dans l'État de l'Illinois aux États-Unis.
Il est inscrit au Registre national des lieux historiques depuis le 8 septembre 1976 sous le n° 76000707 et déclaré National Historic Landmark dans l'Illinois depuis le 20 janvier 1999.
Source: Phare de Grosse Point
English Grosse Point Lighthouse
Built in 1873. Learn about the Fresnel lens in the tower and the ships that wrecked in the nearby shallow waters on a tour of the museum in the former keepers’ quarters (June through September on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2, 3, and 4PM).
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