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Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse and Blockhouse: general information

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Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse and Blockhouse

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Ontario
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The site consists of a single square blockhouse of wooden construction and a limestone imperial-style light tower, dating from the 1830s.
The lighthouse marks the historical beginning of the Detroit River navigation channel for ships traveling upriver from Lake Erie.
Both buildings are located at the southern end of Bois Blanc Island.
The lighthouse is NOT open to the general public, but can be seen from the Amherstburg shore of the Detroit River, where the routeplanner will lead you to.
The island ...
The site consists of a single square blockhouse of wooden construction and a limestone imperial-style light tower, dating from the 1830s.
The lighthouse marks the historical beginning of the Detroit River navigation channel for ships traveling upriver from Lake Erie.
Both buildings are located at the southern end of Bois Blanc Island.
The lighthouse is NOT open to the general public, but can be seen from the Amherstburg shore of the Detroit River, where the routeplanner will lead you to.
The island is accessible by ferry.
More info on the Town of Amherstburg or Historic Places or Wikipedia  
The site consists of a single square blockhouse of wooden construction and a limestone imperial-style light tower, dating from the 1830s.
The lighthouse marks the historical beginning of the Detroit River navigation channel for ships traveling upriver from Lake Erie.
Both buildings are located at the southern end of Bois Blanc Island.
The lighthouse is NOT open to the general public, but can be seen from the Amherstburg shore of the Detroit River, where the routeplanner will lead you to.
The island ...

Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse and Blockhouse: nearby sleeping facilities

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