Fairport Harbor Marine Museum
Contact Address Information:
129 Second Street
This lighthouse was replaced by a new lighthouse on the west breakwater in 1925. There is now a maritime museum in the keeper's dwelling.
Tower Height: 69
Height of Focal Plane: 102
Description of Tower: Conical sandstone tower.
This light is not operational
1871 two story keeper's house, oil house, barn.
1825: 30-foot brick tower.
Date Established: 1825
Date Present Tower Built: 1871
Date Deactivated: 1925
Optics: 1871: Third order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Museum.
Open To Public? yes
The Fairport Harbor Marine Museum in the keeper's dwelling was founded in 1945 by the Fairport Harbor Historical Society. The museum houses artifacts pertaining to life on the Great Lakes and other maritime exhibits. The museum also has a small gift shop. The museum is open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Take Ohio Route 2 to Fairport Road and the lighthouse.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places