2012-06-07 / Community

Seul Choix opens, has new displays


Courtesy photo Above, a new addition to the Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse, the Schoolcraft County Civil War display, in memory of the 122 men who fought and served from this county, is shown. This is in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Courtesy photo Above, a new addition to the Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse, the Schoolcraft County Civil War display, in memory of the 122 men who fought and served from this county, is shown. This is in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. GULLIVER – The Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse in Gulliver opened for the season on May 25. Summer hours will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., seven days a week.

Tour guides are volunteers of the Gulliver Historical Society and the Gulliver community.

A new addition this year is the Schoolcraft County Civil War display, in memory of the 122 men who fought and served from this county. This is in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Other new items on display, made by Manistique Artist Elmer O. Hamiel, are a scale model of the Freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and the Freighter Wilfred Sykes, as well as three large handmade wooden Native American plaques. The items are displayed in the Fog Siginal Building.

The gift shop is fully stocked with new gifts, books, and shirts. While visiting the lighthouse, save time to enjoy the locally produced movie, “Seul Choix: A Community and it’s Lighthouse”, being shown in the lighthouse theater.

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