Take in the Beauty of Split Rock Lighthouse with Special After Hours Program July 31

For immediate release

Release dated: 
July 12, 2021
Media contacts: 

Jessica Kohen, Strategic Communications, 651-259-3148, jessica.kohen@mnhs.org or
Hayes Scriven, Split Rock Lighthouse Site Manager, 218-220-6101, hayes.scriven@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

What: Keeper’s View Lecture & Tour
Date: Saturday, July 31
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Cost: $45/members save 20%
Tickets: Available online or by calling the box office at 651-259-3015
Website: www.mnhs.org/splitrock

Take in the Beauty of Split Rock Lighthouse with Special After Hours Program July 31

Split Rock beacon lit at night

Experience the lighthouse beacon sweeping through the night sky just as the early keepers would have and hear from the longest resident keeper about what life was like working and raising a family at the historic site.

Tickets are now available for the special program “Keeper’s View Lecture & Tour,” July 31, 2021. 

Lee Radzak, who served as resident keeper for 36 years, will draw on his new book ”The View from Split Rock: A Lighthouse Keeper’s Life,” for two presentations, one at 6:30 p.m. and the other at 8 p.m. Guided tours of the lighthouse will be offered throughout the evening and the lighthouse beacon will be lit from 8:45 to 10 p.m. A light dinner and drinks will be served. 

The cost is $45, MNHS members receive a 20% discount. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 651-259-3015. For more information visit the website at www.mnhs.org/splitrock.

About Split Rock Lighthouse
Split Rock Lighthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is the place to discover Minnesota’s role in Great Lakes shipping and life on the North Shore. The site is located in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park on U.S. Highway 61, 20 miles northeast of Two Harbors. For more information, visit mnhs.org/splitrock.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history. Visit us at mnhs.org.