Goderich in Huron County, Ontario — Central Canada
Goderich Marine Heritage Walkway
A light keeper's house and some ancillary buildings formed part of the original structure. In 1914, the tower was replaced and a new lantern was installed. Sometime in the next decade, the kerosene lamp was replaced by an electric light, thus eliminating the need for a full-time light keeper. The attached quarters were removed and converted to what were known as the 'Craigie Cottages' on adjacent property to the east. Today, two highly polished concave reflectors rotate around a 250-watt mercury vapour bulb positioned to show a light sequence that identifies the Port of Goderich to passing mariners. A tall yardarm, stood
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1849.
Location. 43° 44.5′ N, 81° 43.471′ W. Marker is in Goderich, Ontario, in Huron County. Marker is on Cobourg Street just south of Lighthouse Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 280 Cobourg St, Goderich ON N7A 2J2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Port of Goderich Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canadian Pacific Railway Station (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Great Storm of 1913 (about 180 meters away); Goderich Dominion Post Office and Customs Office (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Goderich Public Library Renovation and Expansion (approx. 0.9 kilometers away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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