CRUISE FOR A CAUSE

Wednesday Sept. 14, 2016

 

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Cruise for a Cause is going to be a blast, if you can score one of the ONLY 50 TICKETS!!!

You may reserve yours now by emailing lightkeeper@nlps.info

We deliver! #‎savethelighthouse‬

 

 

Lighthouse BBQ

 

Sunday Sept. 11, 2016
     12:00 – 4:00pm

Please RSVP by Sept. 4th in order to assist with food preparation
to: lightkeeper@nlps.info

At the Home of: 
Ray & Wyn Smith  
108 Bartlett Blvd
  Collingwood, ON

 

• Support the Lighthouse
• Bring your lawn chairs
• Music provided by Jim Kinnear – bring your instrument to “Jam with Jim”
• Bring your Kayak if you wish
• Reconnect with friends
• Update on the progress of the NLPS
• Hamburgers & Hot Dogs (goodwill donation)
• Creemore Springs onsite
• Raffles

 

 

 

Join Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society!

 

be-a-memberIf you are interested in helping save this iconic tower there are many ways you can help. Whether you want to simply stay up to date with our progress or volunteer in some capacity, the first step is to join NLPS. You can join by clicking the button above, filling the online form and with your $25 minimum donation you are set! Donate or Volunteer >

 

 

 

 

 

 

History

  • Constructed between 1855-1857 by contractor John Brown.
  • Unique architectural characteristics:
    • Impressive and intricate masonry construction
    • Elegant design: Corbelled gallery, handsome cast iron lantern, lion head rain spouts and domed copper roof.
    • Constructed between 1855-1857 by contractor John Brown.
  • One of six Imperial Towers built on the Great Lakes
  • Testament to the establishment of safe navigation routes along the coastal waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.
  • Measures 85 feet in height
  • The Nottawasaga Lighthouse was first lit in 1858, the year the Town of Collingwood became incorporated.
  • The structure was decommissioned in 2003 by the Canadian Coast Guard.
  • Light replaced by solar- power but the Coast Guard stopped maintaining the lighthouse and the light stopped working in 2010.

 

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