Guiding Lights, Tragic Shadows


Lighthouses, from the Upper St. Lawrence River to the head of Lake Superior, have played an integral role in the history, romance, lore and legends of the Lakes.  The towers and their keepers bore witness to, and participated in, the dramas of war, shipwrecks, and daring rescues, all while enduring the privations of one of the loneliest occupations on earth.