Search ||  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Name: Quaco Head Light  

Feedback to the database manager

Nearest Town or City:
St. Martins, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: Quaco Bay, Bay of Fundy.


Click to enlarge: Photo    Large photo
Photo: Art Meyer
Related Photos

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
"Quaco" is from the language of the local Indian tribe (Mi’kmaq). It means "Haunt of the Hooded Seal." The lantern and lens from the 1883 tower here are incorporated into a lighthouse replica that serves as the St. Martins Tourism Centre. Another Fresnel lens from this lighthouse is displayed at the Quaco Museum in St. Martins.

Tower Height: 38

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: Fl W 10s, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower on the corner of a white square building.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1835: Tower with red and white horizontal bands. 1883: White, square wooden tower with dwelling attached.

Date Established: 1835

Date Present Tower Built: 1976?

Fog Signal: Automated horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Take West Quaco Road off Route 111.

Featured
Products

Subscribe
to Lighthouse Digest


USLHS Marker Fund


Lighthouse Jewelry


Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt













Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2018 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History