Canadian Coast Guard
Point Petre is an active government environmental research facility. A sea serpent -- or "lake monster" -- sighting was reported at Point Petre in 1842.
Tower Height: 62
Height of Focal Plane: 71
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with horizontal red and white stripes.
This light is operational
1833: 62-foot stone tower.
Date Established: 1833
Date Present Tower Built: 1967
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Go to the end of CR 24 off of CR 10. The road ends at the gate to the environmental research station; the lighthouse can be seen from the gate.
Keepers: Mrs. James Burlingham (18??), Guy Scott (1901-1911), Mrs. Buffer Farrington (1912-1927), Howard Lowery (1928-1946), Charles Newman (1947-1967)