At the turn of the 20th century, Lake Superior’s Minnesota shoreline was a dark & isolated place northeast of Two Harbors. As shipping traffic blossomed, so did concerns about this remote stretch of coastline. Mariners advocated for a lighthouse to help captains keep their bearings, but it took a catastrophic November storm, loss of lives & multiple vessels to convince the U.S. Congress to build what would become among the most recognized & beautiful landmarks on Lake Superior – The Split Rock Lighthouse.
About Split Rock Lighthouse
With a clear-cut perch at the coast of Lake Superior, Split Rock Lighthouse produces over 1000-watts of power while lighting the way for each ship as they approach one of Minnesota’s finest landmarks.
Split Rock Lighthouse Coffee
Split Rock Coffee, just outside of Minneapolis, MN now sells the famous trademarked Split Rock Coffee within the gift shop and online. Split Rock Coffee provides everything from premium ground to whole bean coffee. You may find Breakfast Blends to 100% Columbian with the click of a button or an afternoon of sightseeing.
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