Marblehead Lighthouse State Park Pressed Pennies

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

The beautiful Marblehead Lighthouse stands majestically on the Lake Erie shoreline of Marblehead Peninsula.  The grounds offer an excellent view of Cedar Point, Sandusky Bay, Kelley’s Island, and South Bass Island.

Marblehead Lighthouse has been guiding ships safely to shore since 1822.  It is the oldest light in continuous operation on any of the Great Lakes.

Beautiful Marblehead Lighthouse on Ohio's Lake Erie Shore is a destination you will want to return to again and again. Click to learn why you need to add this Ohio State Park to your must-visit list.

We have visited Marblehead Lighthouse state park many times over the years and I never fail to appreciate its beauty.  It is no wonder that this is the most photographed site in the entire state of Ohio.  If you visit during the summer months, I recommend climbing the 77 steps to the top for an unparalleled view of Lake Erie and the nearby islands.

For more information on visiting Marblehead Lighthouse, visit their their website.

Marblehead Lighthouse Pressed Penny Designs

Marblehead lighthouse pressed pennies

  • Marblehead Lighthouse smashed penny (no text)
  • Marblehead Lighthouse light
  • Marblehead Lighthouse (top half)

With the opening of the new Lifesaving Station Museum, some of these designs may have retired.  There is reportedly a new machine with 4 designs.  If you have any information on the new machine and the designs, please leave us a comment below.

Marblehead Lighthouse Elongated Penny #1

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

This smashed penny came from a machine at the Marblehead Lighthouse keeper’s house.  It features the full lighthouse but no text.  This pressed penny is a mule.  You can see the design on the back of this penny further down in this post.

Marblehead Lighthouse Elongated Penny #2

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

This smashed penny came from the machine at the Marblehead Lighthouse keeper’s house.  It features the top half of the lighthouse with the text “Marblehead Lighthouse State Park”.  This pressed penny is a mule.  You can see the design on the back of this penny further down in this post.

Marblehead Lighthouse Elongated Penny #3

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

This smashed penny came from a machine at the Marblehead Lighthouse keeper’s house.  It features the very top of the lighthouse with the text “Marblehead Lighthouse State Park”.  This pressed penny is a mule.  You can see the design on the back of this penny further down in this post.

Back of the Marblehead Lighthouse State Park pressed pennies

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

The three pressed pennies that come from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park are mules.  A mule pressed penny has a design on the front and the back.  The back of each of the pennies from the Keeper’s House all have the text “Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society”.

Marblehead Lighthouse Pressed Penny Machine Location

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park pressed penny machine located in the gift shop.

Address:

110 Lighthouse Drive

Marblehead, Ohio 43440

Phone Number:

(419) 734-4424

Dates of Operation:

The grounds of Marblehead Lighthouse State Park are open 365 days a year.  However, the Keeper’s house where the pressed penny machine is located is only open from Memorial Day to Labor Day from noon to 4 pm.  It is also open for one weekend in October for the Lighthouse Festival.

If you are making a special trip to this location just to press pennies, you might want to call to verify that the machine is still there before you go.

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Pin this Marblehead pressed penny set for later…

These Marblehead Lighthouse state park pressed pennies feature the beautiful Marblehead lighthouse which is located on Ohio’s shore of Lake Erie.

While you are here, be sure to check out the rest of the pressed pennies we have collected on our travels.

If you have any updates on this machine location or the pressed penny designs, leave a comment below so we can update this post.

Until next time, keep exploring!

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