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Name: Arisaig Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Arisaig, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Northumberland Strait.

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This lighthouse burned down in 1939. In 2007, community volunteers built a replica of the lighthouse using the orignial plans as a guide. It is located on the wharf at Arisaig.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 40

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red; range 7 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1898

Date Deactivated: 1930s?

Current Use: Destroyed.

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


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