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Name: Cedar Point Light (OH)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Sandusky, Ohio, United States

Location: Cedar Point Peninsula, Lake Erie.

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Photo: Micheal L. Boucher

Managing Organization:
Cedar Point Amusement Park


From 1853 to 1904, this lighthouse served as a rear range light; a front range beacon was added about 265 feet north of the lighthouse. The front light was destroyed by fire in 1910. The tower was removed from this lighthouse and the building was used by the Lighthouse Service and Coast Guard until 1975. It was acquired by the Cedar Point Amusement Park around 1990. The building was renovated and the tower was rebuilt in 2000-2001.

Tower Height: 38

Description of Tower: Square tower on roof of dwelling.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1839: Octagonal tower on roof of stone dwelling, 28 feet high.

Date Established: 1839

Date Present Tower Built: 1867

Date Deactivated: 1904

Current Use: Attraction in camping area and amusement park.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

You may visit the grounds of this lighthouse for a small fee; tell the admissions parking attendant that you want to see the lighthouse and they will direct you to the light. You may stay 30 minutes for the fee.

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