Cedar Point History - 1830's

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1831

“Cedar Point” first appears in legal documents.

1836

Alexander Porter sells northwest half of the peninsula to Theodore Shelton for $55,000. Porter buys back the land after it was repossessed for $292.80.

1838

Alexander Porter sells the southwest section to Stephen Hills, Jr. and Ebenezzer Jessup.

1839

Cedar Point lighthouse built.

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