Lost in the Site of Salvation: The Shipwreck of the Atlanta

Posted on March 24th, 2023

On May 4th, 1891, the schooner-barge Atlanta broke its tow in a powerful spring storm on Lake Superior. After hours of battling the gales, they had to abandon ship. This premiere of this mini documentary will explain what happened to the crew of 7 that day and how a letter from one of the crewmen describes how close to death he was.… Read More...

Women Lighthouse Keepers on the Great Lakes

Posted on March 24th, 2023

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we remember those stalwart women that were Lighthouse Keepers on the Great Lakes.

Young Anna Carlson

The Whitefish Point Light-Station had Anna Carlson, whom served at that location from 1903-1931.… Read More...

Parking Lot Project

Posted on March 14th, 2023

How many of us have had difficulties finding a parking spot at Whitefish Point during the busy summer months? If you’ve experienced that challenge, you are not alone.

This spring, a long-term Whitefish Point Joint Committee project is set to get underway…in the form of a new parking lot!… Read More...

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