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Split Rock Lighthouse

by Jessie Hawkins

History is never far behind us...and it's cool to explore! The splitrock lighthouse in Two Harbors is a fun and educational destination for families and they have some special events coming up in June. On June 14th from 10am to 6pm everyone can enjoy the beauty and history of the Split Rock Lighthouse and State Park for free! You can tour the light station, keeper's house and fog signal building. And be sure to stop by the Visitor Center to see exhibits and to view the new film about how the Split Rock Lighthouse came to be.

June 21st is Children's Day from 10am to 6pm. Take a tour designed with children in mind and learn what life was like for families who lived at the light station in the early 1900's. Children can join in special games and participate in a scavenger hunt. On June 21st only admission will be free for children ages 17 and under.

Check out http://www.mnhs.org/splitrock