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For lighthouse fans, this is an easy to find stop with a park next to it for the little ones. Not... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dean_Amy-2004
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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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Wonderful beacon from the past.

My wife and I always love visiting lighthouses whenever we can. This was a nice piece of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven Y
,
Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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2 Lighthouse St, Erie, PA 16507-1938
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"nice playground"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For lighthouse fans, this is an easy to find stop with a park next to it for the little ones. Not much to see or do; wasn’t open when we were there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I always love visiting lighthouses whenever we can. This was a nice piece of workmanship and the grounds were well kept. We enjoyed our time here.

Thank Steven Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Erie almost every year for the past 12 or so years and I never knew this existed. It was easy to find although off the normal beaten path. Not much to do but great to see and take a few pictures...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Visiting this lighthouse on a foggy day was a treat - presented it in a different light, for sure. Definitely worth a visit, as the first lighthouse on the Great Lakes.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We enjoy finding local lighthouses wherever we travel near water. We found the Erie Land Light by GPS, but it is a bit off the normal travel path. It isn't normally open to the public, I think only on special events, but we were pleasantly...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Had to make a quick stop on recent visit to show my niece. I don't know if it is ever open to visitors, and now there is a playgroud next to it. But I was excited to see it.

1  Thank Thelrose
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great to be able to get up close to the lighthouse. Had a couple informative signs. Wish we could have gone inside. The tower is in great shape. A nice quick stop

Thank akmn
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This lighthouse may be of special interest to me as my grandmother's family lived in the caretaker's house in the early 1900s. While the lighthouse is open only for special events, it played a vital role in Erie's history as a shipping port. It's worth...More

1  Thank Globe-Girdler
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Happened to be "collecting" lighthouses on one of the four days this summer (2017) that the Lighthouse was open for tours. So glad as the trip up the steps to the top, the view and the nice historic explanation by one of the volunteers was...More

Thank JudyNV
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The lighthouse has been restored beautifully. We were not sure if the home next to the lighthouse was part of the park or not. It could use some better signage to clarify. We walked around the lighthouse and read the plaque. It was not open...More

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