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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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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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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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Orcas in the pass

I was listening to a really great presentation by Parks Canada as the Spirit of Vancouver Island headed toward Active Pass when the captain announced that there was a pod of orcas on the port side of the ferry. Awesome… … Continue reading

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