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Margaretsville Lighthouse

Margaretsville Lighthouse viewed from the cobble beach at low tide Related Posts:Margaretsville LighthouseMargaretsville LighthouseWinter wavesSt Andrews Lighthouse

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Margaretsville Lighthouse

Margaretsville Lighthouse – Bay of Fundy, Margaretsville Built in 1859, the Margaretsville Lighthouse is a square wooden tower with sloping sides, Constructed in the common pepper-shaker style, the lighthouse is 9.4 meters high with a wide black horizontal stripe. The … Continue reading

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Fort Point Museum

Fort Point Museum Fort Point is located on a narrow point of the LaHave River, across from Kraut Point and Romkey Head on Dublin Bay. You might think that this being Fort Point, that the lighthouse would be the Fort … Continue reading

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‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds

‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island Related Posts:Alert Bay TotemAlert Bay Namgis Burial GroundsAlert Bay TotemAlert Bay Totem

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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 TotemAlert Bay Namgis Burial GroundsAlert Bay totem pole

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Margaretsville Lighthouse

The Margaretsville Lighthouse was built in 1859 as the town was an important transportation hub, being connected to Saint John by steamship and to various parts of Nova Scotia by rail. The lighthouse, a square wooden tower with sloping sides, … Continue reading

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View Royal views

  Looking across Esquimalt Harbour from View Royal Related Posts:The view from View RoyalRoyal Roads – onto the lagoonRoyal Roads – Meteorological StationCraigflower Bridge

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Entrance Island Lighthouse

Entrance Island Lighthouse viewed from on Orlebar Point on Gabriola Island Related Posts:GabriolaOrlebar PointEntrance IslandQueen of Alberni

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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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