Boblo Island Light

Once an important aid to navigation guiding ships off of Lake Erie and into the lower Detroit River, the brick tower stands today in ruins. The top of the structure including the lantern room was burned off by vandals in 1954. The light was designated a National Historic Site.

Today the island and light are privately owned.

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Old postcard view
Violet Bostwick

Location: Boblo Island, Ontario
Date Built: 1839
Active: No

Open to public:

Can be viewed by boat. Click here for map
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