Port Burwell Main Light

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Port Burwell Main Light in 1991 - 11th trip
Port Burwell Main Light in 1991 - 11th trip

Port Burwell, Ontario

Built: 1840

Decommissioned: 1952

This 65-foot-tall light is located at the mouth of Otter Creek. It is Canada's oldest wooden lighthouse and the first Ontario light to shine over Lake Erie. It now belongs to the town of Port Burwell and has been refurbished and is open to the public.

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