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Name: Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lobster Cove, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Between Rocky Harbour and Lobster Cove, on the west coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Andre Lafargue

Managing Organization:
Gros Morne National Park


This lighthouse is within the boundaries of Gros Morne National Park. The keeper's house is now used by Parks Canada as an interpretation center. The light is still run by the Canadian Coast Guard.

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: 1897

Date Automated: 1969

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The interpretive center in the keeper's house includes exhbits on the lighthouse and the history of the local fishing industry and the environment.

Keepers: William Young (1938-?), George Young (1949-?).


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