Legend has it that an 1870s lighthouse keeper, Captain Joseph Babcock, gave his wife many cats to keep her company when she was bedridden. Today, one of those cats remains behind, a ghostly gray cat that does that playful cat-skitter across the kitchen floor in the second-floor living quarters. The cat is also said to jump on the bed of recent owners. The reason may have been discovered when a/c was installed in the museum: Back in a dark crawl space, workers found a mummified gray cat.
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- 129 Second St.
Fairport Harbor, OH 44077
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- 41.75709480240192, -81.27734456958024
- Lake County, Ohio
- Nearest Towns:
- Fairport Harbor, OH (0.5 mi.)
Grand River, OH (1.5 mi.)
Painesville, OH (2.8 mi.)
Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH (5.6 mi.)
North Perry, OH (6.7 mi.)
Perry, OH (7.0 mi.)
Mentor, OH (7.1 mi.)
Kirtland Hills, OH (9.3 mi.)
Kirtland, OH (9.9 mi.)
Willoughby, OH (10.5 mi.)
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