Lake County Historical Society
The Lake County Historical Society operates this lighthouse as a bed and breakfast inn. All funds generated go toward the preservation of the light station.
Tower Height: 50
Description of Tower: Red, square brick tower attached to keeper's house.
This light is operational
Attached two-story brick keeper's house, fog signal building, wood storage building, assistant keeper's house, oil house, garage.
Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1982
Optics: 1892: Fourth order Fresnel lens (now at Inland Seas Museum in Vermillion, Ohio), now DCB-224.
Current Use: Bed and breakfast inn, active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
Self-guided tours are available Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from May through October. Contact the Lake County Historical Society office at 218-834-4898 for winter tours.
Take 7th Street off US Route 61 toward Lake Superior in Two Harbors. Turn left at First Street, then turn left at Third Street and follow to the lighthouse.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places
Nearby Lodging: Several guest rooms are available at the lighthouse. Call (218) 834-4814 or (888) 832-5606 for information and reservations.