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“Seems an Odd Place for a Lighthouse”

Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse
Ranked #25 of 117 things to do in Rochester
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

The location of this lighthouse seems rather strange, unless the port/marina area has greatly expanded since the lighthouse was first operational. Its current inland location makes you wonder how ti would help ships out on Lake Ontario. We've been there a couple times, but we never seem to find the lighthouse open. There are some interesting story boards around the area, along with some flags.

Thank StuartGustafson
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is off the beaten path and a chance to see a bit of history. Does not take a lot of time but is interesting. You can go up into the lighthouse. A lot of steps !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

A short visit yet rewarding. The history and architecture were interesting. Truly a New York State moment.

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Very detailed tour. Friendly hosts. Good views. Low cost. Nice grounds. Peaceful. Stairs may be difficult for some young or old.

Thank Lillian D
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I really enjoyed my quick visit to this lighthouse. It was painted white, oh well, and I didn't go on a day you could enter the lighthouse, but it was still a nice little spot. A very relaxing and enjoyable setting. Someday I'll have to go back to go inside!

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