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Name: Sambro Harbour Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Bull Point, Sambro Harbour.

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Photo: Josette d'Entremont
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 28

Height of Focal Plane: 34

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green, visible for seven nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with no lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1899

Date Present Tower Built: Original tower demolished in May 2016 and replaced with a new tower, which is a near twin to the original.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

From Route 349, take Route 306 south. At a "Y" intersection bear right on East Bull Point Road and follow to parking at the end of the road. The lighthouse is just over a hill.

Keepers: John H. Finlay (1899-?), Albert Gilkie (1929-1961)


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