This authentic north shore lighthouses and it’s Fresnel Lens is located at feet of the Sleeping Giant surrounded by Lake Superior.
Silver Islet was home to a mine in 1860 that produced 74 million dollars worth of silver. Charles A. Trowbridge from New York was shareholder of the Silver Islet Mining Company. He was married to Ms. Alexander Sibley.
The concrete light tower on the crest of island is leased from Department of Fisheries. Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior manages the site.
Dwelling is closed to visitors but exterior has received a few touch ups. Access is limited.
Situated 25 km east of the City of Thunder Bay, the best way to see the light is from Silver Islet.