Category Archives: lighthouse

Gallows Point Light

Gallows Point Light – Protection Island Gallows Point (originally Execution Point) takes its name from the fact that two native murderers were hanged there in 1853. Sixty years later, just offshore in the same immediate area, the dynamite carrier S.S. … Continue reading

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Fisgard Light

Fisgard Light National Historic Site and HMC Dockyard Esquimalt Related Posts:Fisgard LightAcross the harbourVictoria at night – Government at FisgardCraigflower Manor National Historic Site of Canada

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Arbutus Bay

A Baynes Sound view of Denman Island and the Chrome Island Lighthouse Related Posts:Denman – Boyle PointChrome Island lightChrome IslandChrome Island

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Port Alberni lighthouse

The lighthouse in Port Alberni sure looks like a lighthouse, and arguably it is a lighthouse, but it only illuminates it’s lamp during the daytime as it would annoy local homeowners at night. This may sound rather odd, but the … Continue reading

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Alert Bay Totem

Totem poles at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island Related Posts:Alert Bay Namgis Burial GroundsAlert Bay TotemAlert Bay totem poleAlert Bay – a bit of art

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Alert Bay Totem

A totem pole at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island Related Posts:Alert Bay TotemAlert Bay Namgis Burial GroundsAlert Bay totem poleAlert Bay – a bit of art

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Pulteney Point

Pulteney Point on Malcolm Island – Queen Charlotte Strait Related Posts:Pulteney Point LighthouseMalcolm Island – just an outhouseQueens in the straitAlert Bay – a bit of art

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Pulteney Point Lighthouse

Pulteney Point, a barren sand spit on the southwest corner of Malcolm Island, marks the separation of Broughton and Queen Charlotte Straits. Built in 1943, the current Pulteney Point Lighthouse replaced a combination lighthouse-dwelling that was established in 1905. The … Continue reading

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Amphitrite Point Lighthouse

Amphitrite Point Lighthouse – Ucluelet Related Posts:Amphitrite Point LighthouseAmphitrite Point LighthouseAmphitrite PointAmphrite Point

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Georgina Point light

Georgina Point Light Related Posts:Mayne Island – Georgina PointGeorgina Point lighthouseMayne Island – Georgina Point life boatMayne Island – Georgina Point

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