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Rebuilding the light-house at Eagle River, Lake Superior.

United States. Congress. House

Rebuilding the light-house at Eagle River, Lake Superior.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lighthouses,
  • Great Lakes (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRebuilding light-house at Eagle River, Lake Superior
    SeriesH.rp.656
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15959487M

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Rebuilding the light-house at Eagle River, Lake Superior. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Eagle River Lighthouse is absolutely unique in its history and presentation. It was commissioned by the US Government to guide ships along Lake Superior's Keweenaw coast. Built in completely of red stone, it housed the light keeper and his family.

The light was decommissioned in and the property sold into private ownership.5/5(31). Interactive map of lighthouses in central Lake Superior. Lighthouse Central, Eagle River light The Ultimate Guide to Upper Michigan Lighthouses by Jerry Roach. (Publisher: Bugs Publishing LLC - ).

ISBN Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the United States: Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula". The Lighthouse on: Eagle River.

Vessels bound east from the head of Lake Superior first make the land and commence to turn in rounding Keweenaw Point at the Sand Hills, 12 miles west of Eagle River.

This point is halfway between Eagle Harbor and Ontonagon, and is 7 miles southwest of Eagle River. There is now a light at Eagle River, but it has outlived its usefulness. Big Bay Point Lighthouse stands on a rocky point halfway between Marquette and Keweenaw Portage Entry.

The establishment of a lighthouse at Big Bay Point was recommended by the Lighthouse Board inas coasting steamers had to change course at the point and there was protected anchorage on either side Rebuilding the light-house at Eagle River the Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast Lake Superior.

book one of the last resident. The original lighthouse was built inthe earliest on Lake Superior along with the Copper Harbor Light at the tip of the Keweenaw. Today, the complex includes the tower, the keeper's Rebuilding the light-house at Eagle River, a Coast Guard Lifeboat Station crew's quarters and a fog-signal building.

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On March 3,Congress allocated $14, for rebuilding the lighthouse at Eagle River, but when a new light there was deemed unnecessary, the Lighthouse Board received authorization in to use the money for a lighthouse “at the entrance to Portage Lake ship-canal.”. The Eagle River Light Station was first established in on a bluff at the mouth of the Eagle River and once guided ships into this busy shipping port.

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HENRY FIESER, keeper of the Eagle River Light since Au­g (see history of Light), was born in Germany Janu ; came to America inand made his home in Pittsburgh, Penn., where he was employed in a glass house tillwhen he came to Lake Superior.

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For Engle River light-station: Rebuilding upon a proper site the light-house at Eagle river, Lake Superior. The Rock of Ages Light is a U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse on a small rock outcropping (50 by feet (15 m × 61 m)) approximately miles ( km) west of Washington Island and miles ( km) west of Isle Royale, in Eagle Harbor Township, Keweenaw County, Michigan (see map below).It is an active aid to navigation.

The Lighthouses of Lake Superior - American and Canadian. Built in to guide mariners out of the St. Marys River towards Whitefish Bay, the front range consisted of a short “pepper pot” style light and the rear light a wooden tower attached to the keepers dwelling.

This old nautical chart of the Eagle River on the Keweenaw Peninsula on Lake Superior is from the US Survey of the North and Northwestern Lakes in Illustrated on the map are nautical features, some topography, major roads and towns along the shoreline.

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The red brick Eagle Harbor Lighthouse sits on the rocky entrance to the harbor and is a working lighthouse as it still guides mariners across the northern edge of the Keweenaw Peninsula.

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Eagle River, MI United States. Regions: Eagle River (map loads here) view map. This lighthouse, located at the south bend of the Eagle River, went into operation in In a new lighthouse with a brick tower a 24' square brick tower and a small dwelling were built.

With the end of the copper boom in the ’s the Eagle River, Michigan harbor started to decay. "By the ’s, it seemed the only ship coming into the harbor was the lighthouse service tender." It was recommended to build a new lighthouse at Sand Hills where most of the lake traffic was traveling and to decommission Eagle River.

The light overlooks Lake Superior’s Big Bay, its surrounding hardwood and pine forests and, off in the distance, the towering Huron Mountains. Portage River Lighthouse – Jacobsville Set on the entrance to the Portage River on the eastern edge of the Keweenaw Peninsula, the Portage River Lighthouse was built in ELEVENTH LIGHT-HOUSE DISTRICT.

Extends from the Grassy Island Light Station, Detroit River, Michigan to the head of Lake Superior including the waters of Lakes St. Clair, Huron, and Superior and the upper part of the Detroit River, the St.

Clair and St. Mary’s Rivers, and part of the Straits of Mackinac. $ TWELFTH LIGHT-HOUSE DISTRICT. Grill: Gas grill and charcoal grill available. There are also grills at the park. Hot Water: The hot water is slow to get hot (in comparison to city water).

The hot water tank is shared with the cabin behind (Lake Breeze) Parking: Very limited, 1 car or truck. If you have a trailer you can park it down by the light house.

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Published by the Quetico Superior Foundation Since More About Us >. Love Love Love this hike. Plan on picnicking at the light house. On the way back, go down to the beach off the Shipwreck steps about a half mile from the light house on the trail. When you get to the bottom of the stairs, turn right and go across the rocks to the sandy area.

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If you haven't visited lately, now is the time to pay homage to a true North Shore icon. Built in at the south end of the Eagle River. It is now a private residence. Gull Rock Light, Coastline, Copper Harbor, MI Phone: () This lighthouse must have been one of the loneliest assignments a Lake Superior lighthouse keeper would have to endure.

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Taylor developed a program to restore and improve forests statewide. He distributed 23 million seedlings to owners of small woodlands with help from paper and power companies. Taylor also developed a hands-on natural.Inhe came to Lake Superior, landed at Eagle River, Houghton County (now Keweenaw), spent one year exploring for copper, and in came to Houghton and engaged in mining.

He built the gravitation tramways for the Quincy and Franklin and Pewabic Mines, on Portage Lake. The rails were made of wood, faced with strap iron.