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Name: Thames River Range Front Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Tilbury, Ontario, Canada

Location: Lake St. Clair; across the canal from the rear lighthouse, at the mouth of the Thames River.

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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 29

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with a black stripe on a fluorescent orange triangular daymark.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1845: Red, square, pyramidal wooden tower on wooden piles, with the light shown from a window on the side facing the lake; 23 feet tall.

Date Established: 1845

Date Present Tower Built: 1965?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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