NameBois Blanc (Boblo) Island lighthouse
AddressWindsor ON
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On April 16, 1835, Robert Reynolds and Charles Fortier were appointed commissioners to oversee the erection of a lighthouse to mark the entrance to the Detroit River from Lake Erie. In order to determine the most suitable site for the lighthouse, the commissioners consulted several experienced captains, both British and American, and found that they were unanimous in wanting the light on the southern end of Bois Blanc Island, rather than on Bar Point, a hazardous shoal that extends well into Lake Erie from the Canadian shore...
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Visitor Info
Boblo Island is home to an exclusive planned community accessible by ferry. For a fee, visitors can use the ferry to access the island and walk to the lighthouse, the top of which can be viewed from Highway 18, just south of Amherstburg. The lighthouse is owned by Parks Canada. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates42.08697, -83.11947
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