Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society

Marblehead, Ohio
 

ABOUT

The Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society is a non-profit organization formed to establish a museum for the preservation of the history of this unique village on the shores of Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay, with a special interest in its historic Marblehead Lighthouse.

Upcoming events 

Thursday, June 23  10:30 11:00am

Storytime at the Lighthouse

Join Erin from the Marblehead Library as she tells her favorite stories to our young visitors.

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Scroll down the article below to hear a podcast all about
the Marblehead Lighthouse

 
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New Sign Installed

Ever wondered how to order a brick?

How about find your brick?

A sign to help you with these two tasks has been installed near the compass rose.    

Thank you Keystone Ridge Designs for manufacturing such beautiful signs

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Lighthouse Tower
Lighthouse Tower

The Lighthouse tours are offered daily (weather permitting) from noon to 3:40 p.m. Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

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Lifesaving Station
Lifesaving Station

The construction of a replica of the 1876 U.S. Lifesaving Station was completed in 2016.

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Keeper's House
Keeper's House

The present Keeper’s House was constructed in 1880 and was home to 16 keepers and their families.

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Bricks
Bricks

The Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, with the help of the Historical Society, is currently selling commemorative bricks for the brick pathway.

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Hours
Hours

The Lighthouse and Museums are closed until Memorial Day weekend.

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Historical Society Members
Historical Society Members

Join the Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society as a member or a volunteer.

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THINGS TO DO

Climb the Tower

 

Climb the 77 steps to the top.  Tickets for a given day are sold only at the tower beginning at noon.  Admission age 6 and up - $3 (cash).

Under 6 - free.

Visit the Museum

 

See the Fresnel lens and learn about the history of the lighthouse.

Free admission.

Learn about the Lifesaving Service 

 

Visit the Replica of the Lifesaving Station.  Look at the exhibits and imagine what it was like to rescue boats and sailors in distress.

Free admission.

Enjoy the Waterfront

 

From the Lighthouse property, you will have a great view of Kelley's Island, South Bass Island and Cedar Point.  The views are breathtaking.

Pack a Picnic 

 

The perfect place for a picnic.  Bring some food and spend some time.

Take some pictures

 

The Marblehead Lighthouse is one of the most photographed landmarks in Ohio.  Each day and season brings a new beauty to the park.

 
Climb the tower

Climb the tower

Visit the museum

Visit the museum

Learn about the Lifesaving Service

Learn about the Lifesaving Service

Enjoy the waterfront

Enjoy the waterfront

Pack a picnic

Pack a picnic

Take some pictures

Take some pictures