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Baccaro Point Lighthouse Located on the east side Barrington Bay, 2 miles from Port Latour, Baccaro point is the most southerly point of mainland Nova Scotia. Baccaro is the oldest place name in Nova Scotia. It comes from the Basque … Continue reading
Point Prim Lighthouse
Located on a barren rock outcrop at the entrance to St. Margaret’s Bay the Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, was and remains, officially the Peggy’s Point Lighthouse as its purpose is to mark the point, not the cove. The lighthouse is a … Continue reading
Looking across Halifax harbour to Georges Island National Historic Site Georges Island was occupied by military forces for 200 years from 1750, acting as a key fortification protecting access to a key British station. Between 1755 and 1763, during the … Continue reading
Gilbert’s Cove Lighthouse on the shore of Baie Sainte-Marie
Belliveau’s Cove Lighthouse on Baie Sainte-Marie
Under sail heading toward Merry Island Merry Island Lighthouse marks the southeast entrance to Welcome Passage, between Thormanby Islands and the southwest side of Sechelt Peninsula. It consists of a square base, with a tower (12 metres (40 feet) in … Continue reading
Constructed in 1961, the Horton Bluff Lighthouse has an 8.7-meter-high tower rising from the west corner of the flat-roofed building sited sixty-five meters above Avon River. The light served as the front light of a pair of range lights. The … Continue reading
It’s been a wild ride of weather this year – lots of wind, a hurricane, and dramatic overnight fluctuations in temperature. I like storms, so I headed to Margarettsville to see the waves generated by a late fall storm.
The sun setting over the Bay of Fundy – Margaretsville