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Nearest Town or City:
Fernwood, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: Southwestern coast of PEI.


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Photo: Alan Culley
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
This is one of the oldest wooden lighthouses in the Canadian maritime provinces.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 88

Characteristic and Range: Fl (2) White 12 s, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: 1864

Tower Moved?
1979

Date Automated: 1959

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Follow Blue Heron Drive between Bedeque and Borden-Carleton. Turn off on Route 119 to Fernwood. Continue to a "T" in the road. Form here you should be able to see the lighthouse. Follow the road down to it.

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