|Name||Cove Island lighthouse|
|Address||Owen Sound ON|
|Category||Sights / Landmarks / Museums|
Before there were any lighthouses on Georgian Bay, a few villages would place a light on a pole to help guide ships into their harbours. In 1855, the railroad reached Georgian Bay's shores at Collingwood, making the area an important transshipment center and prompting the Imperial Government to construct a series of stone lighthouses to light Lake Huron from Point Clark to Christian Island...