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Name: Saugeen River Range Rear Light   

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Nearest Town or City:
Southampton , Ontario, Canada

Location: Entrance to Saugeen River, Lake Huron.


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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
This lighthouse is virtually identical to the front range light, and is located on a hill about 2,371 feet behind the front range light. This light was originally 1,650 feet from its present site; it was relocated in 1906.

Tower Height: 34

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim, red vertical stripe facing the range alignment.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1900: White slatwork beacon.

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1903

Tower Moved?
1906

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Rankin Street, off Highway 21 in Southampton, leads to the Saugeen River Range Lights.

Keepers: Joseph Granville (c. 1920s-1941), Lydia Jane Hyatt Granville (1941-1954)

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