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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

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Arbutus Bay

A Baynes Sound view of Denman Island and the Chrome Island Lighthouse

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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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Pulteney Point

Pulteney Point on Malcolm Island – Queen Charlotte Strait

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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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Georgina Point light

Georgina Point Light

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Georgina Point light

Georgina Point Light, Mayne Island

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Georgina Point light

Georgina Point Light, Mayne Island, Gulf Islands National Park

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St Andrews Lighthouse

St. Andrews Lighthouse, Passamaquoddy Bay Also known as the Pendlebury Lighthouse,  St. Andrews Lighthouse marked the entrance to St. Andrews harbour for 105 years. It is the oldest lighthouse on the mainland of New Brunswick. The lighthouse was built in … Continue reading

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