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Name: Queen's Wharf Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Location: Lakeshore Boulevard at Fleet Street (originally Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario).

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Photo: Susan R. LeFever

Managing Organization:
City of Toronto

This lighthouse was originally one of two range lights at Queen's Wharf that marked the passage into Toronto Harbour. It was moved to its present location, about a half-mile from the water, in 1929.

Tower Height: 20

Description of Tower: Short tower and lantern on roof of octagonal (the eight sides are not equal in size: four wide sides, separated by four narrow ones) wooden building. The buidling is painted brown.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1838

Date Present Tower Built: 1861

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1911

Current Use: Part of city park.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is in a park near Exhibition Place. It is at the end of a trolley line.

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