Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse

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The ghost legend at Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse comes from a storm in December 1942, when six members of a lighthouse crew drowned as their boat collided with a breakwall. Now, their spirits are said to materialize as flickering lights.

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Geographic Information

Off Fort Ontario Park
Oswego, NY
United States

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43.47335259685522, -76.5166329593012
Oswego County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Oswego, NY (1.3 mi.)
Minetto, NY (5.6 mi.)
Hannibal, NY (11.0 mi.)
Fulton, NY (11.5 mi.)
Fair Haven, NY (14.3 mi.)
Mexico, NY (14.5 mi.)
Red Creek, NY (18.8 mi.)
Phoenix, NY (19.9 mi.)
Parish, NY (20.2 mi.)
Victory, NY (20.3 mi.)


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