Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light

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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.
Summer at the Headlands

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