NameCove Island lighthouse
AddressOwen Sound ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

Before there were any lighthouses on Georgian Bay, a few villages would place a light on a pole to help guide ships into their harbours. In 1855, the railroad reached Georgian Bay's shores at Collingwood, making the area an important transshipment center and prompting the Imperial Government to construct a series of stone lighthouses to light Lake Huron from Point Clark to Christian Island...
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Visitor Info
Cove Island Lighthouse can be seen from the Chi Cheemaun car ferry as it goes between Tobermory on the tip of the Bruce Peninsula and South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island. The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds/tower closed.

Coordinates45.32700, -81.73503
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