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West Sister Island is an island of the U.S. state of Ohio located in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. A lighthouse was established on the westernmost point of West Sister Island in 1848 to mark the west end of the South Passage through Lake Erie’s Bass Islands. Standing on a stone foundation, the limestone and brick tower rises to a height of 55 feet (17 m). The West Sister Island Lighthouse is still an active aid to navigation, and is one of the oldest lighthouses to survive on the Great…

West Sister Island Light, OH - West Sister Island is an island of the U. state of Ohio located in the Western Basin of Lake Erie.

Fairport Harbor Lighthouse - Lake Erie, Ohio

Fairport Harbor, OH - Path to the Lighthouse. Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse ~ Lake Erie, OH, USA

In 1866 the Hodbarrow Mining Company built a lighthouse on Hodbarrow Point near Millom, Cumbria, Great Britain to guide ships to its dock. When the company built a sea wall in 1905 to protect its mineworkings, it established a new lighthouse on the wall and abandoned the old one. Both structures still stand; indeed the newer lighthouse (which had itself been abandoned in 1949) was in 2004 refurbished and relit as part of a local community initiative.

The old Hodbarrow Lighthouse Built by the Hodbbarrow Mining Company in 1866 to guide ships safely into its dock. This lighthouse was abandoned in 1905 when a new lighthouse was built on the sea wall.

Toledo Harbor Lighthouse

Toledo Harbor Lighthouse

Castle Hill Lighthouse is located on Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode Island at the end of the historic Ocean Drive.

Castle Hill Lighthouse is located on Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode Island at the end of the historic Ocean Drive. It is an active navigation aid for vessels entering the East Passage between Conanicut Island and Aquidneck Island.

Tillamook Rock Lighthouse - majestic beauty still stands tall upon it's perch along the Oregon coastline!

Tillamook Rock Lighthouse - majestic beauty still stands tall upon it's perch along the Oregon coastline!

East Point Lighthouse located at the mouth of the Maurice River in Heislerville (Cumberland County), NJ. <3

East Point Lighthouse located at the mouth of the Maurice River in Heislerville (Cumberland County), NJ.

West Sister Island Lighthouse, Ohio at Lighthousefriends.com

West Sister Island Lighthouse, Ohio at Lighthousefriends.com

Wollongong Lighthouse  Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Wollongong Headland Lighthouse Wollongong, NSW, Australia (love the cannons!

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