Discover Ontario ~ Community of Southampton

Ontario Visited is dedicated to discovering and exploring Ontario Communities, their events and their residents.

Our DISCOVER ONTARIO video series takes visitors along with us as we learn more about the communities and events we experience. Each video and post include an “interesting” fact about the community or event we visited. See if you can guess the right answer!

This video features the Community of Southampton. It’s funny, as a small child my parents took me to their Southampton cottage, but it wasn’t until I was a lot older that I really experienced this wonder community.

It’s located on the shores of Lake Huron and offers visitors a plenty of things to do. The next time you visit the “west coast” of Ontario, make sure you include a trip to Southampton!

This video vignette features tour the town and then ask a FUN question. Enjoy the video and, when you can, go out and discover Southampton and all that it offers!

Southampton has its famous Chantry Island Lighthouse. What year was it first lit?

ANSWER? 1845, 1859, 1864, 1867

The correct answer is shown below. Don’t peek!

Have fun and hopefully we will see you along the “Ontario Road of Discovery”!

**The answer to our Southampton question is 1859.

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