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Margaretsville Lighthouse

Margaretsville Lighthouse viewed from the cobble beach at low tide

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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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Winter waves

Winter waves on the Bay of Fundy at Margaretsville, Nova Scotia

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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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Entrance Island Lighthouse

Entrance Island Lighthouse viewed from on Orlebar Point on Gabriola Island

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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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