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Name: Christian Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cedar Point, Ontario, Canada

Location: Christian Island, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.


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Photo: Huronia Lightstation Preservation Society
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
The lantern of this lighthouse was removed and replaced by a modern beacon on top of the tower. This is one of six limestone "Imperial" towers built in the Georgian Bay in the 1850s.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 64

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 4 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical limestone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1859

Date Automated: 1922

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only. The island is accessible via a 15-minute ferry, operated by Beausoleil First Nations, from Cedar Point. For more information on the ferry call (705) 247-2051. The road heading left from the ferry leads to the lighthouse.

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