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Name: Green Island Light (OH)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Put-In-Bay, Ohio, United States

Location: South Bass Island, Lake Erie Islands, Western Lake Erie.

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Photo: Harold J. Germann
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Managing Organization:
Ohio Division of Wildlife

This lighthouse was abandoned after being replaced by a light on a skeletal tower in 1939. It is now in ruins.

Description of Tower: Square limestone tower attached to keeper's house.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Integral 1865 two story limestone keeper's quarters.

Earlier Towers?
1855: Wooden lighthouse, destroyed by fire in 1863.

Date Established: 1855

Date Present Tower Built: 1865

Date Deactivated: 1939

Current Use: Ruins.

Keepers: George Fergueson [Ferguson ?] (c. 1905).


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