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Name: Pelee Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pelee Island, Ontario, Canada

Location: Northeastern tip of Pelee Island, Lake Erie.

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Managing Organization:
Relight The Lighthouse Committee

Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 01
Pelee Island
Ontario, N0R 1M0, Canada

The Relight The Lighthouse Committee completed a restoration of this lighthouse in 2000.

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower with buttresses.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1833

Date Deactivated: 1909

Current Use: Landmark.

The lighthouse is within Lighthouse Point Park, a 96-hectare nature reserve. Passenger and vechicle ferries leave Kingsville or Leamington, on Lake Erie's north shore, at regular intervals. The crossing to Pelee Island takes about 75 minutes. For more information call (519) 825-4659.

Keepers: William McCormick (1833-?), James Cummins (?)


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