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Flowerpot Island Lighthouse ...

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Postby Grover1 » Thu Jul 07, 2005 4:33 am


How could you not like a name like this?

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Postby shirin » Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:48 am


Of course with a name like that I had to investigate why call it Flowerpot Island! Here is a site with some photos that give light to the name of the island. http://www.cs.kent.edu/~walker/photos/00-07-23georgianbay.html
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Postby Zachary » Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:09 am


Well, it sure isn't very much of a lighthouse....very interesting Rock Flowerpots though.
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Postby ron » Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:21 am


it will be. the building behind the light is the first floor of the old lighthouse. material has been purchased and the old light is going up
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Postby ron » Fri Jul 08, 2005 5:53 am


here is an old postcard of what will replaced
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Postby Zachary » Fri Jul 08, 2005 9:23 am


I was referring to this not so attractive structure:
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Postby ron » Fri Jul 08, 2005 9:47 am


that will be removed
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Postby Zachary » Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:17 pm


I'm not clear on what's happening but this is what I have so far, the modern tower is being removed and the building next to it is being re-built as a lighthouse, is that right?
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Postby ron » Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:54 pm


the building behind the modern tower is part of the building on the right of the picture above. the building on the left above was the fog plant. the fog equipment went to the renovated lighthouse when it became electronic in the late 60's. clear now?
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Postby Zachary » Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:42 pm


Yes, thanks for explaining.
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