NameColchester Reef lighthouse
AddressWindsor ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

Colchester Reef is situated near the western end of Lake Erie, roughly six kilometres off Colchester, Ontario, and was the site of several vessel strandings in the 1800s. The first attempt to mark this navigational hazard was in the form of a lightship, which was serving there by at least 1848, for in July of that year the Hackett brothers of Amherstburg laid a keel for a new lightship to replace a vessel serving in that capacity on Colchester Reef...
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Visitor Info
Colchester Reef Lighthouse is best seen by boat. The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates41.93239, -82.89208
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