History & Culture
Au Sable Light Station
Au Sable Light Station podcasts
Administrative History of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (191 page pdf)
Great Lakes Shoreline Recreation Area Survey
A Brief Lakeshore History - site bulletin (pdf)
A History of Service: Origins of the U.S. Coast Guard - site bulletin (pdf)
Grand Marais - U.S. Coast Guard (pdf)
Logging History - site bulletin (pdf)
Munising Range Lights - site bulletin (pdf)
Munising U.S. Coast Guard Station - site bulletin (pdf)
Schoolcraft Blast Furnace - site bulletin (pdf)
Shipwrecks - site bulletin (pdf)
Did You Know?
Bear claw marks can be seen on the trunks of American beech trees because the bark is so smooth. Bears climb trees for safety and to eat beech nuts. The non-native beech bark disease is sweeping through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, killing many beech trees. Trees scarred with bear claw marks will be harder to find. More...