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Lake Superior Lighthouses

There are a number of Lighthouse around Lake Superior. This section is dedicated to providing visitors to Lake Superior with resources and information about those light houses.

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The Lighthouse Trail - Saturday, June 6, 2015

 The Lighthouse Trail

THUNDER BAY, ON  ----   June 6, 2015  ----   Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior (CLLS) inc. a registered not for profit charity, is pleased to announce developments regarding the Lighthouse Trail on Lake Superior.

The Lake Superior Water Trail is part of the Trans Canada Trail network that stretches from Thunder Bay, through the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) island archipelago, to Rossport, also follows pPorphyry Point Lighthouse Stationart of the Lighthouse Trail. Porphyry Point Lighthouse Station, and Shaganash Lighthouse will receive $20,000 total for on-site signage to orientate and direct tourist, guests, and visitors on an interpretive journey through Lake Superior attractions.

Trans Canada Trails has announced, funding for way finding signage on the Lake Superior Water Trail for two CLLS sites; Porphyry Point and Shaganash. 


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Superior Lighthouse Symposium May 10th - Monday, May 19, 2014

Superior Lighthouse Symposium May 10th

Thunder Bay, Ontario Canadian Lighthouse of Lake Superior (CLLS) invites everyone to attend the second annual Superior Slate Island Light houseLighthouse Symposium. Lots of activities are taking place for lighthouse enthusiasts including; kayakers, boaters, historians, hikers, artists and outdoors people!


This year’s event includes the CLLS board presenting an outlining of the organizations progress-to-date to include; guest speakers, a film screening, a Lakehead University student study project, a regional art’s raffle, a model lighthouse unveiling and conclude with an afternoon breakout session.

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Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior - Monday, May 19, 2014

 Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior

May 19, 2014  -----  For over 160 years eight North Shore lighthouses have directed Shaganash Lighthousevessels to and from the Lakehead thatcontinues today. Thunder Bay  a transhipment point between rail, road and our great inland sea, continues to operate, at a somewhat slower pace. From the historic docklands of the East End to the towering grain elevators in the intercity area, Thunder Bay has prospered and developed because of its maritime roots.


Enthusiasts might be aware of the local lighthouse lore upon Canada’s greatest inland sea, but the majorities know Superior as an inhospitable place. In fact this country was built, following a charted route to-and-from the Lakehead, which saw immigrants and resources move west and later commodities return.

Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior is taking the opportunity, while petitioning the government, to provide safe access to North Shore lighthouse, so that visitors may safely visit.
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Highways around Lake Superior

Highways

The Lake Superior Circle Tour in northern Wisconsin (highway 13), loops around Lake Superior state highways in the US states of Michigan, Minnesota (highway 61) and Wisconsin and provincial highways in the Canadian province of Ontario (highway 17). These highways are usually the closest to the lake.

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Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine