Port Clinton Light

Oct. 7, 2019

Port Clinton Light, Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio

Originally built in 1833, the current structure, a pyramidal shaped tower, was built in 1896.


Location: On the outer end of the west pier at the entrance to the harbor of Port Clinton
Station Established: 1833
Year Current Tower: First Lit: 1896
Operational: No
Automated: N/A
Deactivated: 1927
Foundation Materials: Stone
Construction Materials: Wood
Tower Shape: 4-sided pyramidal
Tower Height: 25-2/3 feet above lake level
Markings/Pattern: White with brown foundation; black lantern roof
Characteristic: Fixed red
Relationship to Other Structure: Separate
Original Lens: Lens lantern (as of 1901)
Foghorn: None