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Name: Jerseyman Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Arichat, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Entrance to Arichat Harbour, Cape Breton.

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Photo: Jim Phillips

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 25

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red, visible for 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, pyramidal wooden tower with red trim.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1872

Date Present Tower Built: 1950

Date Automated: 1978

Current Use: Active aid to navigation (seasonal).

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only. You can see the lighthouse from Route 206 near Arichat.

Keepers: ? Latimer (1930-?); Abel LeBlanc (?-1962).

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