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Name: Margaretsville Light  

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Also known as: Margaretville Light

Nearest Town or City:
Margaretsville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Margaretsville Point, Bay of Fundy.

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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 22

Height of Focal Plane: 30

Characteristic and Range: Flash 10 s; eclipse 3 s; flash 4 s; eclipse 3 s., visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square tower, black and white horizontal bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1859

Date Automated: 1963

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

From Route 101 take Exit 18 or 18A, (Middleton). Go north to Route 221 and turn right to Route 362, then left onto Route 362 for 6 miles to Margaretsville. Park across the road from the Community Hall.

Keepers: William Early (1859-1887), John Earley (1887-1907), Ruth Earley (John's wife, 1907-1910), Capt. W. Wesley Goucher (1910-1912), Joseph L. "Dody" Cleveland (1912-1937), Lehan H. Cleveland (1937-1940), ? Reagh (1940-1956), Gordon Aldred (1956-1963).


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