The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug. 29, 1894


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Old Chicago Light Removed

The lighthouse steamer Amaranth is at Chicago and the harbor light tower is being taken apart and loaded upon her for removal to Twin River Point, Wis., to take the place of the one now there. The tower will have thirty feet added to its height, making it 100 feet. The light will still be as now, third order.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
This light was the one built for Columbian Exhibition and then accepted by the government in the fall 1893. It still stands on Rawley Point.
Date of Original:
Aug. 29, 1894
Local identifier:
GLN.20061
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug. 29, 1894