National Museum of American History, Behring Center

Lighthouse Postcards

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Point Edward Range Front postcard face - click to enlarge

Point Edward Range Front postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Historical chart

Point Edward Range Front

State: CAN
Year established: 1903
Latitude: 43 deg 0 min 9 sec N
Longitude: 82 deg 24 min 59 sec W
Height above sea level: 31 feet

Original construction:
33-foot white square pyramidal wooden tower

1959: replaced by current white cylindrical tower with a red band at the top, fluorescent orange triangular daymark, black vertical stripe

deactivated in 1959; replacement is active aid to navigation

The 1859 chart indicates there was a "Day Range" on Point Edward in nearly the same position as the Range Lights which were established in 1903.

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