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Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse Museum

Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse Museum Review

The lighthouse stands about a mile south of Lake Ontario, giving you an idea of how the landscape has changed since the 40-foot-tall stone structure was erected in 1822. In the 1960s a group of local high school students saved the structure—the second-oldest American lighthouse on Lake Ontario—from rumored demolition.

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  • Address: 70 Lighthouse St., Rochester, NY 14612 | Map It
  • Phone: 585/621–6179
  • Cost: Donations accepted
  • Hours: Early May–late Oct., weekends 1–5
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  • Location: Rochester

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