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HURON HARBOR LIGHT

State: OHIO
Location: LAKE ERIE
Nearest City: HURON
County: ERIE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1835



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1936
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1972
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE (BREAKWATER)
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE "ART MODERNE"
  • Shape: PYRAMIDAL W/OUT LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 72
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 375 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 80
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date: 1835
  • Description: WEST PIERHEAD LIGHT
  • Fate/Disposition:
  • 2. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1936
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Architectural Style: ART MODERNE
  • Fog Signal Type: ELECTRIC HORN/ORIG. DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (KEEPERS OPERATED THE LIGHT BY REMOTE CONTROL FROM A SMALL BRICK -FACED STATION ON SHORE)

Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #91000971
Name of Listing: HURON HARBOR LIGHT (LIGHT STATIONS OF OHIO MPS)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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