The current 300MM light flashes green every 6 seconds and can be seen for more than 11 nautical miles on a clear night. The Marblehead Lighthouse continues to serve as a navigational aid for recreational boaters, complimenting other more sophisticated forms of electronic navigation which guide commercial vessels.
The Marblehead Lighthouse was purchased from the Federal Government and became Ohios 73rd State Park in October of 1998.
The new Marblehead Lighthouse State Park entrance sign, as well as this sign were developed with financial assistance provided by the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended from award number NA06NOS4191090.
Erected 1998 by Administered by the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Ohio Coastal Management Program, Administered by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Office of Coastal Management.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Erie (a few steps from this marker); Johnson's Island (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Keeper’s House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Home of Benajah Walcott (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Keeper's House (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Battle Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); In Memory of Mason, Simonds & Mingus (approx. 2.3 miles away); Johnson's Island Prison (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marblehead.
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