“Garage Sale” at Fairport Harbor Lighthouse, Ohio, on Sept. 15

The Fairport Harbor Lighthouse & Marine Museum, founded in 1945 as the first Great Lakes lighthouse marine museum in the state of Ohio, is operated by the Fairport Harbor Historical Society. The museum houses navigational instruments, charts, pictures and paintings, a lighthouse lens, ship’s carpenter’s tools, models of lake ships, and much more.

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Fairport Harbor Light Station in 1885; National Archives image 26-LG-45-25.

The Fairport Harbor Lighthouse & Marine Museum’s annual fundraiser this year will take the shape of a garage sale on its grounds this Saturday, September 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place in and around the garage on the historic lighthouse/museum property. One of the historical society’s members, who prefers to remain anonymous, stepped up to donate lots of garage-sale stock for which he plans to donate all the revenue derived from its sale.

Some of the goods destined for the sale include vintage fishing equipment like steel rods and older tackle, vintage Avon products, Coleman lanterns, garden tools, bicycles, various antiques, and collectibles.

For more information about the Fairport Harbor Lighthouse & Marine Museum garage sale, call 440-354-4825 or read this article.

For general information and a calendar of other events, click here.

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