Thursday, September 1, 2016

Great Lakes and Upper South in the News: "Lighthouses shine in new Apostle Islands exhibit" from the Chicago Tribune

Great Lakes and Upper South in the News: "Lighthouses shine in new Apostle Islands exhibit" from the Chicago Tribune

Aug. 25 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, with a slew of centennial celebrations taking place at Yosemite, the Grand Canyon and other blue-chip properties in the park service's portfolio.

But lesser-known historic sites and monuments maintained by the park service are sharing in the birthday bash. At northern Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the centennial is a chance to showcase the area's nine lighthouses — the most within a single National Park Service jurisdiction. Aug. 25 is when a new exhibit about the lighthouses will be rolled out in the recently restored Michigan Island Lighthouse.

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Link:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/travel/midwest/ct-michigan-island-lighthouse-apostle-travel-0814-20160803-story.html

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