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Erie Land Light

Erie Land Light

Visit the First US Lighthouse on the Great Lakes!

Also known as the Old Presque Isle Light, Erie Land Light is located in Lighthouse Park and is open to visitors. Originally buit in 1818, this PA lighthouse was the first US lighthouse built on the Great Lakes. Deactivated in 1880, the lighthouse has gone through a series of re-activations and deactivations as well as many changes, replacements and restorations.


The current lighthouse features a copper replica of the original lantern room which visitors can explore. This Pennsylvania lighthouse is listed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. 

Location: Lighthouse Park, Erie, PA,
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Phone: 814-870-1452
Counties Served:
Lighthouse Park, Erie, PA,