NameDickinson Landing lighthouse
AddressCornwall ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

A proposal to construct the Cornwall Canal to bypass the Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River was presented to the legislature of Upper Canada as early as 1816, but it wasn't until the Rideau Canal, linking Ottawa and Kingston, was completed in 1832 that an act authorizing the canal was passed...
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Visitor Info
From Highway 401, take Exit 758, travel south for 1. 6 km (1 mile), and then turn left onto Highway 2. After 2. 1 km (1. 3 miles), turn right to enter the parking area for Upper Canada Village and Crysler's Farm Battlefield. You can get this view of the lighthouse from a grassy area adjacent to Crysler's Farm Battlefield or you can pay to enter Upper Canada Village, where you can ride a canal barge that passes the lighthouse and experience many interesting exhibits. You cannot walk right up to the lighthouse. It has to be viewed from across the small canal. The lighthouse is owned by St. Lawrence Parks Commission. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates44.94438, -75.06650
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