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Oakville - Oakville Yacht Squadron Lighthousein-person Doors Open Halton Region

  • In-person
  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
  • Washrooms
Oakville - Oakville Yacht Squadron Lighthouse

This lighthouse was built to replace the original 1836 structure that was destroyed by massive waves in 1886. In 1960, the Canadian Department of Transportation replaced the lighthouse with a modern steel structure, abandoning the original lighthouse. Members of the Oakville Yacht Squadron and concerned local residents salvaged the old lighthouse and moved it to its present location.

Contact info

97 Forsythe Street
Oakville, Ontario
E-mail: karenwykes@oysqn.com


Year built: 1889
Building type:Historical landmark
Architect: Henry George (Port Elgin)

Dates/hours open

Sep 29, 10:00am - Sep 29, 04:00pm

Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.