MARBLEHEAD (SANDUSKY BAY) OH

Year Established:
1821
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2016
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SANDUSKY BAY ENTRANCE/LAKE ERIE
Latitude:
41° 32'11"
Longitude:
82° 42'43"
City / Town:
MARBLEHEAD
U.S. State:
Ohio
Location County:
OTTAWA
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. MARBLEHEAD (SANDUSKY BAY) OH
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1821
Tower Construction Material:
NATIVE LIMESTONE
Tower Foundation:
LIMESTONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
67.5 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
60 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1880
Keeper's Quarters Style:
VICTORIAN
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD FRAME
Other Structures:
WHITE BARN, OUTHOUSE ON ADJACENT PROPERTY

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
PLASTIC BEACON
Original Optic Type:
13 LAMPS & REFLECTORS
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017