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Name: Wolfe Island Light  

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Also known as: Wolf Island Light

Also known as: Quebec Head Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Location: East end of Wolfe Island, St. Lawrence Seaway.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The private owner of the land around this lighthouse has built a home on the property that is a near-replica of Maryland's Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. The grounds are not open to the public.

Tower Height: 21

Height of Focal Plane: 37

Characteristic and Range: Isophase white 4 seconds (2 seconds on, 2 seconds off), range 10 miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower with lantern removed.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1861: Square, pyramidal wooden tower.

Date Established: 1861

Date Present Tower Built: 1910

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

The light is on private property and is not accessible to the public. It is best viewed from the water.

Keepers: Thomas Kilty (1862-1863), Robert Gillespie (1862-1885), William Gillespie (1885-1939), Everett Woodman (1940s-1950s)

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