NameChristian Island lighthouse
AddressMidland ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

Founded by French Jesuits in 1639, Saint-Marie among the Hurons was the first European settlement in Ontario and served as a fortified base for missionaries working near present-day Midland. Over the next decade, eight Jesuit missionaries were killed during the struggle between the Iroquois and Hurons for control of the land surrounding the Great Lakes, including Jean de Brebeuf and Gabriel Lalemant, who were ritually tortured and killed at St...
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Visitor Info
Ferry Service to Christian Island is available from Cedar Point. Once on the island, from O Gema Street take your second left, Kate Kegwin Street, and follow it for 6. 5 km (4. 1 miles) to its end, where you will find Christian Island Lighthouse. The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates44.78664, -80.15606
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