Marblehead Lighthouse, Lake Erie, Ohio

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The day after the tornado's hit Northern Ohio the sky was beautiful blue and the sun shone brightly. Though the air was cool, the sun was warm. Marblehead Lighthouse was built in 1821 with a 50 foot beacon. In 1903 15 additional feet were added making it's beacon 65 feet. The Marblehead Lighthouse was built by William Kelley from limestone and became an Ohio State Park in 1998.

Here on Lake Erie it attracts visitors from all over. Lake Erie is the 12th largest freshwater lake in The World, is the most shallow of the 5 Great Lakes, measures 210 miles long, 57 miles wide and has approximately 871 miles of shore land to enjoy. That's a lot to explore folks.

Marblehead Lighthouse is the oldest continuously operated lighthouse in The Great Lakes, and one of the most photographed scene's in the area. Come spend the day walking the shoreline with views of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay, Kelleys Island, and South Bass Island. You can even see the rides at Cedar Point from your vantage point here at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park.

There's picnic facilities for families of all ages to enjoy. On week days and the 2nd Saturday of the month you can take a guided tour of the lighthouse.

Though I've stopped here at Marblehead Lighthouse multiple times, I've not yet been able to take the tour; so it's still on my list of things to do while touring and enjoying The Port Clinton area.

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  1. It certainly was a beautiful day there! I love visiting lighthouses and have been to everyone we can visit on the Oregon coast.

  2. This is a very good information you have provided, thank you ..

  3. Hi Sandy,

    Not sure why my comments were not showing up. But they are now.And so nice now to have them numbered when I have a giveaway, no more counting and re-counting.


  4. Lake Erie looks like a beautiful place to visit. Makes me want to escape from the city!

  5. Hi Sandy

    Wow. It sure was a clear sky there. I haven't been to any lighthouse yet, I am looking forward to visit one someday. The view from up there must be breathtaking! :)

    By the way, thank you for commenting in my post here. You're the second commenter at that post and I already linked you there. Thank you so much for your kind comment ;)

  6. Awesome day! As always, you were able to provide sufficient information, Sandy.

    BTW, thank you for the winning gift. I am very happy to get hold of it yesterday- just in time for my trip to Malaysia a week after next. I shall blog about having the winning gift.

    Again, thank you and may you have a great weekend ahead of you!

    All the Best,

  7. I lived n Ohio for 4 years. I lived in Columbus which is not near Lake Erie. I didn't like living there very much to put it VERY mildly. I should have looked for the beauty in the state which your post definitely shows. I love lighthouses- my favorite was at Montauk.

  8. I came by looking for Flat Stanley but he must be sleeping in. Lighthouses rock too:) Maybe Flat Stanley should go to Cedar Point. That's always a fun family trip. Waiting for the kids to get a little older so I can make them ride all my favorite roller coasters.

    I love Tribal blogs. Sorry to hear you had such a rough go of it. I know they were making changes to the site so maybe that's where you had problems? It's better than EC because it's all the people you would actually read while dropping without the fluff. I guess it depends what you want it to be for you. Still pretty new but if you need help with something and post to the forum you usually get a a very quick response. Plenty of blogs you can actually comment on. Email or FB me if you have more questions.

    I'll be back later to see what Stanley's up to.

  9. numbers don't automatically show up on blogger comments, you have to adjust the HTML to have your comments numbered.



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