NameLong Point Cut lighthouse
AddressSimcoe ON
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Extending nearly forty kilometres into Lake Erie, Long Point is a sand spit that presents a dangerous obstacle for mariners but also creates Long Point Bay, a protected anchorage on its northern side. A stone lighthouse commenced operation on the tip of Long Point in 1830 to help guide mariners around the hazard, but shortly thereafter a civil engineer was sent to investigate the feasibility of excavating a canal across the base of Long Point to provide a shortcut for mariners sailing along the northern shore of Lake Erie...
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Visitor Info
From Highway 3 in Simcoe, go south on Norfolk Street (Old Highway 24) for 32. 2 km (20. 1 miles), and then turn left onto Regional Highway 59, beside which you will see Long Point Cut Lighthouse after another 15. 4 km (9. 6 miles). The lighthouse is privately owned. Grounds/tower closed.

Coordinates42.58169, -80.39646
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