BEACON ON THE HEADLAND
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BEACON ON THE HEADLAND
Becoming Two Harbors
Published:
2/22/2014
Format:
Perfect Bound Softcover
Pages:
34
Size:
8.5x11
ISBN:
978-1-49317-141-5
Print Type:
Color
BEACON ON THE HEADLAND tells the story of the development of the north shore of Lake Superior and the long-awaited lighthouse built on the headland at Two Harbors, Minnesota. Through the eyes of one family, and especially, Han, you become acquainted with the development of the shore and the economy. Many peoples from various ethnic backgrounds contributed to its culture from fur trappers, homesteaders, fishermen, lumbermen, railroad workers, miners, and finally to the builders of the ore docks and lighthouse. We will learn whether Han’s dream of building the lighthouse is realized.
BEACON ON THE HEADLAND tells the story of the development of the north shore of Lake Superior and the long-awaited lighthouse built on the headland at Two Harbors, Minnesota. Through the eyes of one family, and especially, Han, you become acquainted with the development of the shore and the economy. Many peoples from various ethnic backgrounds contributed to its culture from fur trappers, homesteaders, fishermen, lumbermen, railroad workers, miners, and finally to the builders of the ore docks and lighthouse. We will learn whether Han’s dream of building the lighthouse is realized.
Amy Larson was born in Oak Park, Illinois. She graduated with a BS degree in education in Art and History. Amy and her husband raised 4 children in the twin cities. She taught and substituted before devoting full time to her family. Amy showed her paintings at many galleries and art shows in the area. Amy resides in northern Minnesota with her husband and has enjoyed many years of exploring and hiking on the North Shore.
 
 


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