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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Visiting Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Marblehead Lighthouse on Shores of Lake Erie in Ohio
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park is located on the rocky shores of Lake Erie in Marblehead, Ohio. The park grounds are open year-round, however the Lighthouse, the Keeper's House Museum and Lifesaving Station Museum are only open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Admission Price: Visiting the park is FREE. If you wish to climb the steps to the top of Marblehead Lighthouse, there is a small admission fee. It's FREE to visit the Keeper's House and the Lifesaving Museum. You'll find on-site parking within the park. '

Things to See and Do:

* Marblehead Lighthouse - Take a tour of the lighthouse and climb the spiral staircase (77 stairs) to the top for some incredible views of Lake Erie and nearby islands.

* The Keeper's House Museum - Sits adjacent to the lighthouse and was constructed in 1880. Over the years it was home to 16 keepers and their families. This is where you'll learn all about the history of the lighthouse, its keepers, information about Lake Erie and the surrounding area.

* Lifesaving Station Museum - is a replica of the original station (built in 1876) that was completed in 2016. It's located near the lighthouse and features a variety of exhibits. You can learn all about the history of the U.S. Lifesaving Service, the U.S. Coast Guard and more.
Marblehead Lighthouse on Shores of Lake Erie in Ohio

If you're planning a visit to Marblehead Lighthouse State Park you'll want to visit their official website for park information. If you're looking for cottage rentals or a list of restaurants nearby, you'll find a list on their website too.

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