Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light
Built in 1925 to replace the original (on shore) Fairport Harbor Light , this steel clad lighthouse marks the entrance to the Grand River, in the small village of Fairport Harbor, Ohio.
It stands 42 feet tall, and has a forth order Fresnel lens. Getting out to the lighthouse isn't too difficult, but the breakwater is far from even, so you have to do a bit of rock climbing.
A landing place of French explorer LaSalle, Fairport Harbor overlooks two historic lighthouses, and one of the finest beaches on Lake Erie - the Headlands. Just 30 miles east of Cleveland, it's a world away from city life.