2015 Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Clean-Up Event

2015 Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Group Photo


With the hard work of our 170+ tourism volunteers, we were able to clear land for a new parking lot, build picnic tables and bat houses, pour cement, and paint storage buildings.  Their work provided support solely managed by a group of volunteers (Alcona Historical Society) who have dreamt that such an effort would happen to this historic attraction.

About Sturegon Point Lighthouse

The Sturgeon Point Lighthouse, built in 1870, has been a shining navigation light for maritime commerce vessels for 145 years.  Today, the light tower, keeper’s quarters and privy remain standing.
Located along the coastline of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, it’s the only national freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States, and home to our first 2015 event.

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