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A Split Rock Beacon Lighting and Forest History Center Up North-Duluth Weekend

I had joked to Blake a weekend back that we would come up again the following week. The more I thought about it the more it seemed like a good idea. 
So, we did.
We drove up on Friday again. Today was the annual lighting of the Split Rock Lighthouse. Sadly, Blake had to work late and couldn't join us. They only do this once a year in memory of the lives lost in the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking. I had no idea how busy it was going to be. We ended up parking at the corner of Highway 61 at the road that goes into the park.
Once there we had to stand in line to take our turn inside of the lighthouse. I joked around this point that everyone was exaggerating how cold it was.
The advantage of the long wait was that it got darker and darker out. This also meant it was getting colder.

It was freezing by the time we made it to the front of the line. Incredibly we saw one woman with capris and no socks.

A few people were definitely not properly dressed.
Once inside we went through two rooms before…

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