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Nova Scotia Lighthouse – Hampton

Hampton Lighthouse – above Chute Cove and Hampton Beach The Hampton Lighthouse was built and first lit in 1911. In 2001, it was transferred from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to the Hampton Lighthouse Society. Hampton is the … 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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Digby Pier Lighthouse

Digby Pier Lighthouse The lighthouse was originally located on Digby Pier in Nova Scotia. After the Digby ferry terminal was relocated in 1971, the pier fell into disrepair and the Digby Pier Lighthouse was decommissioned. At sometime in the 1970s … Continue reading

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Port George Lighthouse

Port George Lighthouse The 7.6 meters high Port George Lighthouse was built in 1889 when the Port George pier was constructed. The lighthouse was originally positioned at the outer end of the town’s eastern pier and was relocated to the … Continue reading

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Bear River Lighthouse

The Bear River Lighthouse is hidden in the woods along an old railway right of way – you can catch a glimpse of it heading west on Highway 101into Digby. I had almost given up driving around trying to find … Continue reading

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Schafner Point Lighthouse

Schafner Point Lighthouse Built in 1885, Schafner Point Lighthouse is the oldest surviving lighthouse in the Annapolis Basin. It continues to warn mariners of the turbulent tidal waters of the narrow navigation channel along the Digby Gut–Annapolis Basin. It is … Continue reading

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Victoria Beach Lighthouse

Victoria Beach Lighthouse The 9.4 meters tall Victoria Beach Lighthouse is located on a parcel of land that thirty meters back from the water and nine meters above the high water mark on a rise overlooking the Digby Gut and … Continue reading

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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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