Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse Events

LH 2014 FestivalThe existing light tower and keeper’s dwelling were built in 1857 and today have been completely restored by the Society and the Huron County Road Commission. The Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse is the oldest continuous operating light on the Great Lakes, having survived the fire of 1881, the storm of 1913 and the Armistice Day storm of 1937. Our light still shines brightly over Lake Huron for ships and mariners to this day. The lifesaving station, the first on the Great Lakes, was built in 1875 and was credited with over 200 rescues before closing in 1937.


PABLS Calendar for 2017

May 1 – Lighthouse Park Opens

May 6 – Director’s Meeting

May 20 – Bi-Annual Society Meeting (open to all) at Lighthouse

  • Work Projects to prepare Museum (Lunch is served for workers)

May 27 – Museum opens for Season
Gift Shop opens for Season (10:00 to 5:00)
Tower is open for climbing (10:00am to 5:00pm)
May 28 – Tower open for climbing (10:00am to 5:00pm)

June 10 – Wedding at the Lighthouse

June 17 – Directors Meeting at the Lighthouse

July 1 – Tower open for climbing (10:00am to 5:00pm)

July 2 – Tower open for climbing (10:00am to 5:00pm)

July 4 – Holiday – Gift Shop open (10:00am to 5:00pm)

July 13 – Huron County Historical Society meeting – 6:30pm

July 15 – Directors Meeting at Museum – 10:00am

July 29 – Wedding at the Lighthouse

August 6 – PABLS 13th annual Festival (10:00am to 4:30pm)

August 19 – Wedding at the Lighthouse

Sept 16 – Bi-Annual Meeting (Open to all) at Lighthouse – 10:00am

Sept 23 – Huron County History Crawl – Tower open (10:00am to 5:00pm)

Sept 24 – Huron County History Crawl -Tower open (10:00am to 5:00pm)

Sept 30 – Wedding at the Lighthouse

Oct 15 – Museum closes for season

Nov 4 – Directors Meeting in Port Hope – 10:00am

* Museum is open seven days per week from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.

There is no admission, donations are requested.
Tours, weddings and groups are scheduled as booked


For more information and updates to the schedule, please go to http://www.pointeauxbarqueslighthouse.org/joinUs.cfm

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