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Name: Grindstone Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Riverside-Albert, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: West end of Grindstone Island, Bay of Fundy.

This lighthouse has been abandoned and is on the endangered list of the New Brunswick Lighthouse Society,

Tower Height: 68

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal concrete tower with six buttresses, octagonal red iron lantern (from 1859 tower).

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1859: White, square pyramidal tower with red lantern and red trim.

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1908

Date Deactivated: 2001

Date Automated: c. 1970

Current Use: Abandoned.

Open To Public? No.

This lighthouse can be seen from a trail in Mary's Point Bird Sanctuary. To reach the sanctuary take Route 915 at Riverside-Albert; turn left at Mary's Point Road. Or 27 km east of Alma on Route 915, turn right at Mary's Point Road.

Keepers: James Clark (c. 1860s-1870s), James Russell (c. 1900), Wainright Weston (?-1970)


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