Tag Archives: Hants County

Horton Bluff Lighthouse

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

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The train don’t run here anymore

The Windsor and Hantsport Railway railway bridge over Blue Beach Road

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Nova Scotia Textiles

A view of the former Nova Scotia Textiles factory in Windsor

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Thumb Hill Creek

I had been meaning to explore the white cliffs that are just to the north of Highway 101 and St. Croix – I found the time to poke about so I did. At first, I thought this was the St. … Continue reading

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Walton Harbour – Minas Basin

Walton Harbour – looking north onto the Minas Basin I had stopped here to take a look at the Walton Lighthouse, and lingered a bit longer on a rainy day to enjoy the beauty of the outlet of the Walton … Continue reading

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Walton Harbour Lighthouse

Walton Lighthouse Built in 1873, the 9.4 meters tall Walton Lighthouse is the last original lighthouse in Hants County. It was once the brightest light on the Minas Basin in the upper Bay of Fundy, guiding ships into Walton Harbour … Continue reading

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