Sherman Memorial Lighthouse

161 Elm St, Tionesta, PA

Lighthouse built to honor a local family


Photo taken by Brian Manville in September 2016




The octagon shaped tower, fifty feet high and sixteen feet in diameter. The Sherman Lighthouse is rendered in timber framing, vertical beams, OSB and Styrofoam board. The pre-manufactured lantern room is twenty-five feet high and 12 feet in diameter and constructed of aluminum and glass.

The lighthouse foundation is solid, reinforced concrete two feet thick and 18 feet in diameter. There is a basement within the foundation walls, plus six floors. All floors and the basement can be accessed by spiral stairs, seventy-six (76) steps to be exact.

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2017: Added by Brian Manville