Keepers of the Beacon
An organization called "Keepers of the Beacon" is working to preserve this lightstation.
Tower Height: 41
Height of Focal Plane: 54
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds; range 7 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Tower on roof of square white dwelling, red trim.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1882
Date Present Tower Built: 1936
Date Automated: 1968
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
You can see the lighthouse from a picnic area (Queensport Lighthouse Look-off ) on Highway 16.
Keepers: John Ehler III (1882-1888), Thomas Henderson (1888-1890), John Ehler V (1890-1897), David S. Hendsbee (1897-1902), Alfred Knowland (1902-1906), W. E. Ehler (1906-1913), Thomas O'Leary (1913-1919), F. L. Carter (1919-1927), W. L. Jamieson (1927-1932), C. C. Munroe (1932-1939), Ainsley Munroe (1935-1936), Alphonse O'Leary, Lawrence Hendsbee (1948-1953), Curtis Munro, Frank Carter, William Jamieson, Alphonse O'Leary, John Carter (1962), Bill Matheson (1952), Osborne O'Leary (1950s), Austin Creamer (1960s)