Lighthouse lovers will all love a visit to Sandusky, Ohio. Located in northern Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie we found Sandusky to be a nice little town to explore even on cold rainy days in March. While there are quite a few things that bring in visitors during the summer months we found the area to be busy with spring breakers taking advantage of the various indoor water parks while we were there.
I always get excited when I see lighthouses and Sandusky boasts quite a few “little” lighthouses sprinkled around town. I found out that there was no map of these but they were a fundraiser years ago for the Merry Go Round Museum. They were raffled off and many are located in front of businesses or inside buildings and we found quite a few of them in our walking around the downtown area.
With a population of just under 26,000 Sandusky is a nice sized community with a lot going on. We were happy to see that there was a lot of construction going on and the area was getting revitalized. The architecture and predominantly limestone buildings were really beautiful and as we walked the downtown it was apparent that Sandusky is trying to keep up with the times.
And who doesn’t love creative artwork decorating downtowns? I have had the pleasure of seeing quite of few of these unique type of fundraiser arts from cows to dauphins to pigs to peanuts to bears and now lighthouses. The perfect way to market a town and let folks enjoy some creativity at the same time.
Thanks for strolling the streets of Sandusky, Ohio with me today. I promise to share more about this lakeshore town next week. Tell me, does your town do anything creative like this ? I would love to hear about it in the comments and remember to Comment for a Cause for Camp Robin Rogers. You can read more about that by clicking here.