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Beacon of Freedom

Fairport Harbor Lighthouse, photo courtesy of Kraig Anderson To many, lighthouses represented guidance and safety. But to runaway slaves in the 1800's, the Fairport Harbor Lighthouse represented freedom. Built in 1825, the Fairport Harbor Lighthouse in Ohio is located at the mouth of the Grand River where it flows into Lake Erie. Fairport’s [...]

By |2021-08-20T16:05:08-05:00August 19th, 2021|Lighthouse Blog Category|3 Comments
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