NameManitowaning lighthouse
AddressSudbury ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

Given its location at the foot of a large, protected bay, it isn't surprising that Manitowaning was selected in 1837 as the site for the first European settlement on Manitoulin Island. Evidence of the importance of Manitowaning as a port is the old steamship wharf, which, along with the SS Norisle, is part of the community's Museum Heritage Complex...
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Visitor Info
Take ON-6 onto Manitoulin Island and continue 33. 1 km (20. 7 miles) to Manitowaning. From ON-6, turn onto Queen Street and continue for 1 km (0. 6 miles) to reach the village, and then turn left onto Arthur Street, where you will see Manitowaning Lighthouse. Parts of the lamps used inside the lighthouse can be seen at Assiginack Museum in Manitowaning. The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates45.74483, -81.80513
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