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Name: Toledo Harbor Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Toledo, Ohio, United States

Location: Toledo Harbor, Maumee Bay, Lake Erie.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society


This one-of-a-kind Romanesque structure is located on an artificial island. The Toledo Harbor Light Society is working for restoration.

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Description of Tower: Square brick tower on roof of keeper's dwelling.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1904 three-story brick Romanesque keeper's quarters, attached fog signal building.

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: 1904

Date Automated: 1966

Optics: 1904: 3 1/2 order Fresnel lens, removed and replaced by modern optic, now at COSI Toledo Museum.

Fog Signal: Automated horn (formerly air siren).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible only by boat.

Keepers: Jack Shaffer (Coast Guard, 1954)

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