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Fairport Harbor lighthouse to hold annual open house June 6

Fairport Harbor lighthouse to hold annual open house June 6

News-Herald – Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light – the official name of the lighthouse – will hold its fourth annual Birthday Open House June 6 from noon to 4 p.m.

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Historic sites: Lighthouse owner continues her dream to renovate Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse

Historic sites: Lighthouse owner continues her dream to renovate Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse

The News-Herald – Sheila Consaul continues with her dream to renovate and preserve the historic Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse in Painesville Township.

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Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse to receive plaque designating National Registry of Historic Places

Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse to receive plaque designating National Registry of Historic Places

The News-Herald Ohio – Video: Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse to receive plaque designating National Registry of Historic Places

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Fairport Harbor Lighthouse damaged during break-in attempt

Fairport Harbor Lighthouse damaged during break-in attempt

The News-Herald – Fairport Harbor Lighthouse damaged during break-in attempt

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Fairport Harbor Lighthouse seeks fundraising for exterior restoration

Fairport Harbor Lighthouse seeks fundraising for exterior restoration

News-Herald – The Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse is coming up to its 90th birthday in June and its owner is asking community members to pitch in for a restoration on the lighthouse’s metal facade just in time for its celebration. 

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Fairport Harbor Breakwater Light Open House

Fairport Harbor Breakwater Light Open House

The Beacon – Fairport Harbor Breakwater Light Open House

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Ambitious few are turning lighthouses into living spaces

Ambitious few are turning lighthouses into living spaces

TRIB Live – MENTOR, Ohio — Sheila Consaul’s front yard is the largest natural sand beach in Ohio.

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Preservationists, congressmen rally for National Lighthouse Day

Preservationists, congressmen rally for National Lighthouse Day

The News-Herald – Preservationists, congressmen rally for National Lighthouse Day

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Fairport Harbor lighthouse renovations progressing as building celebrates 89 years

Fairport Harbor lighthouse renovations progressing as building celebrates 89 years

The News-Herald – Sheila Consaul often tells a story from the first time she held an open house at the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse, in 2012.

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The Lure of the Lighthouse

The Lure of the Lighthouse

Wall Street Journal – The Lure of the Lighthouse: A sea beacon might be the ultimate fantasy home—romantic, historic and right on the water. But as a growing number of lighthouses come on the market, there are drawbacks to consider: beware the foghorn.

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