How The Grosse Point Lighthouse In Illinois Almost Didn’t Get Built

Residents of Evanston, Illinois know all about Grosse Point Lighthouse, but those in the rest of the state may not have ever visited or heard of this incredible piece of history. Scroll on to learn all about how it almost didn’t even get built in the first place.

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Address: 2601 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60201, USA