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Name: Turtle Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Village of Harborview, Ohio, United States

Location: Northeast of the mouth of the Maumee River, Lake Erie.


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Managing Organization:
Private owner

Telephone: 888-803-8848

Website: http://www.islandturtle.com
Email: turtle1@accesstoledo.com

Notes:
This lighthouse was replaced by the Toledo Harbor Light in 1904, and it passed into private ownership. It has long been abandoned and neglected except for a couple of brief restoraton efforts. A 1965 tornado destroyed its lantern, and all that remains today is the shell of the lighthouse tower. The present owners hope to rebuild the lighthouse.

Description of Tower: Square brick tower.

Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1831

Date Present Tower Built: 1866

Date Deactivated: 1904

Current Use: Abandoned.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

Keepers: Ann Edson (1869-1870), William Haynes (1875-1904)

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