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Gross Point Lighthouse

Posted by on November 8, 2013
The Gross Point Lighthouse in northern Evanston IL was built in 1873. For well over a century it has helpled ensure the safety of waterborne traffic and has acted as a vital link in connecting the Great Lakes with the Gulf Coast and the Atlantic Seaboard. It still contains the original second-order Fresnel lens, the largest on the Great Lakes. It is seen here in a 1906 photo. GrosPt1906 GrosPt2

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