NameMcKay Island lighthouse
AddressSault Ste. Marie ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

McKay Island Lighthouse is a familiar landmark in the Bruce Mines area and its history is a long and interesting one covering the details of its construction as well as individuals who both maintained the light and worked to preserve it for posterity. The first light at the Town of Bruce Mines, Ontario was established in 1902 in the form of a lantern placed atop a shed on the community's new 1,000-foot public wharf...
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Visitor Info
From Sault Ste. Marie, travel east on Highway 17 for 64 km (40 miles) to Bruce Mills. Once in Bruce Mills, turn south on Bruce Bay Road. Stay to your left, and you will cross a bridge to French Island and reach the lighthouse on McKay Island after 2. 9 km (1. 8 miles). McKay Island Lighthouse is available for daily or weekly rentals. The lighthouse is owned by Bruce Bay Cottages and Lighthouse. Grounds open, lighthouse open only to overnight guests.

Coordinates46.28221, -83.78095
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