NameGore Bay (Janet Head) lighthouse
AddressSudbury ON
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Lieutenant Wolsey Bayfield surveyed Lake Huron from the ship Recovery between 1817 and 1822 and named several features along Manitoulin Island after members of his family: Helen Bay, Elizabeth Bay, Julia Bay, Lake Wolsey, and Janet Head. Janet Head, which was named after Bayfield's daughter, is a prominent feature on Manitoulin island's northern shore and helps form the protected anchorage of Gore Bay...
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From ON-540 south of Gore Bay, take ON-540B into Gore Bay, and then follow Water Street north along the west side of the bay. Water Street will become Lighthouse Road after leaving Gore Bay, and you will find Gore Bay Lighthouse at the end of Lighthouse Road. The lighthouse was open to the public between 1 and 4 p. m. , Tuesday through Saturday, during the months of July and August for many years, but in 2016, the DFO announced it could no longer lease the lighthouse due to safety concerns. The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds/tower closed.

Coordinates45.94583, -82.48017
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