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DGJ_5060 - Arisaig Lighthouse

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The Arisaig Lighthouse is a replica of the original Arisaig Point Lighthouse, which burned in the early 1930s. In 2007 community volunteers built a replica of the Lighthouse using the original plans as a guide. I like the lobster weathervane on top.


Arisaig Light - In 1895 a lamp attached to a high pole was erected to navigate boats to and from the Arisaig Wharf; in 1898 a lighthouse was built. A white square wooden tower with four sloping sides, 32 feet high, showing a fixed red light, 40 feet above sea level; visible for seven miles. There were only three keepers of this light. In the late 1930's while lighting the lamp, the lamp caught fire destroying the lighthouse. The government did not replace the building. Arisaig,Nova Scotia, Canada


Where: Arisaig, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Northumberland Strait, Sunrise Trail

Tower Height: 9.14m (30ft)

Description Tower: White, square wooden tower.

Operational: No

Date Established: 1898

Current Use: Original Destroyed

Characteristic Range: Fixed red; range 7 nautical miles.

Height Focal Plane: 12.19m (40ft)

National Register: No

Keepers: Hugh R. MacAdam (1898-?), Alexander MacDonald (his wife became keeper when Alexander died)

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Taken on September 18, 2011