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Name: Oakville Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Location: Shipyard Park (originally mouth of Sixteen-Mile Creek, Lake Ontario).

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Photo: Susan R. LeFever
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Managing Organization:
Oakville Yacht Squadron

Telephone: 905-338-9379


Contact Address Information:
P.O Box 14
Ontario, L6J 4Z5, Canada

The first Oakville Lighthouse was destroyed in a storm in 1886. This lighthouse was moved to its present location at a marina in 1960.

Tower Height: 25

Description of Tower: White hexagonal wooden tower

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1837: First tower, destroyed 1886.

Date Established: 1837

Date Present Tower Built: 1889

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1960

Current Use: Part of marina.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

From Lakeshore Road (Highway 2), turn west on Lakeshore. Turn left on Forsythe Street to the parking lot at Shipyard Park.


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