Marblehead Shoreline

An Introduction to the Marblehead Peninsula

Welcome to Lakeside-Marblehead, Oh

Visiting The Marblehead Peninsula

East Harbor State Park View of Lake Erie
East Harbor State Park View of Lake Erie

Browse unique gift shops, dine on fresh Lake Erie perch at local restaurants and visit  the local attractions while on Lake Erie’s Marblehead Peninsula. Enjoy sight seeing, fishing, and a trip to a sandy beach. The Marblehead Peninsula is rich in history, culture and tradition, family fun, and adventure.

The Marblehead Lighthouse

The Marblehead Lighthouse
The Marblehead Lighthouse

Marblehead, Ohio is home to the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the Great Lakes.

The lighthouse is part of the 9-acre (3.6 ha) Marblehead Lighthouse State Park. The park features picnic tables and offers views of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay,Kelleys Island and South Bass Island. The Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society operates the Marblehead Lighthouse Museum in the old keeper’s house. Exhibits include the lighthouse, a Fresnel lens, ice harvesting, ice fishing, local maritime industry, ships, local fossils and shipwrecks. Visitors can take tours of the lighthouse tower in the summer.

 

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