Canadian Coast Guard
This lighthouse is at the end of a pier at the entrance to the Saugeen River. It is virtually identical to the rear range light, which is located on a hill about 2,200 feet behind the front range. This lighthouse also exhibits the Saugeen Light, a fixed white light with a focal plane of 36 feet. The Saugeen Light is visible in all directions on the lake while the range light is visible in the range line only.
Tower Height: 36
Height of Focal Plane: 34
Characteristic and Range: Fixed green.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim, red vertical stripe facing range line.
This light is operational
1883: Lantern on a mast.
Date Established: 1883
Date Present Tower Built: 1903
Fog Signal: 3 second blast every 20 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Rankin Street, off Highway 21 in Southampton, leads to the Saugeen River range Lights.
Keepers: Joseph Granville (c. 1920s-1941), Lydia Jane
Hyatt Granville (1941-1954)