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Name: Cape Croker Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cape Croker, Ontario, Canada

Location: Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Cape Croker is a Chippewah Indian community.

Tower Height: 53

Height of Focal Plane: 61

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1898

Date Present Tower Built: 1909

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

From Hwy 6 north of Wiarton, turn right onto county road 9, then turn right onto county road 18 and follow it (it becomes Wrights Road). Follow Wrights Road until you come to Community Center Road, turn left onto community center road and follow it until you reach Lighthouse Road, turn right onto Lighhouse Road and follow it to the lighthouse. Note that it is a fair distance on a dirt road until you reach the lighthouse. (Thanks to Pat Spice.)

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