Located on the Bruce Peninsula, five miles north of Dyer Bay in Ontario, Canada, stands the Cabot Head Lighthouse, a fixture which has stood on these treacherous shores since 1895 when the Department of Marine and Fisheries put in their request for a safety feature for water vessels. The first building consisted of a light and fog alarm station made of a wooden dwelling house but years later, a non-profit organization keeps the beauty of the Cabot Head Lighthouse alive.
What appears as a rustic cottage, comes to life with its gift shop which sells gifts, books, crafts and souvenirs. The lighthouse sits at 80 feet above the Georgian Bay which has aided water vessels in their journeys for the last 100 years. Lighthouse keepers tended to the operation for many years but in 1968, the original tower was destroyed and the lantern was replaced with an automated lantern. ... continue below the picture...
... A museum and a variety of interpretative trails give visitors a chance to explore the region around the Cabot Head Lighthouse on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada.
Today, visitors to the Cabot Head Lighthouse near Dyer Bay on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada can tour through the restored building which is open 7 days a week from Victoria day weekend to Thanksgiving weekend.
Cabot Head Lighthouse near Dyer Bay on the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.