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Name: Mabou Harbour Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Cape Breton, Mabou Harbour.

Click to enlarge: Photo   
Photo: Virginia Slechta

Managing Organization:
Mabou Harbour Authority

Telephone: 902-945-2982


This lighthouse was once the rear light of a pair of range lights. The Mabou Harbour Authority leased the lighthouse and in 1998 opened it as a museum.

Tower Height: 47

Characteristic and Range: Fixed yellow.

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

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1884: Mast light.

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1908

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is now the Mabou Harbour Museum and Tourist Centre.

From Route 19 in Mabou, take Mabou Harbour Road. Turn left at the sign for Mabou Harbour Wharf (dirt road) and follow to the end and a parking area near the lighthouse.


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