Hampton Lighthouse Society
Contact Address Information:
1898 Hampton Mountain Rd.
The Hampton Lighthouse Society, which maintains this lighthouse, was formerly known as the Tidal View Drive Association.
Tower Height: 32
Height of Focal Plane: 69
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 11 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1911
Date Present Tower Built: 1911
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
A paper museum is planned for the lighthouse in the future.
Follow Highway 101 through Annapolis Valley; exit onto old Highway 1 towards Bridgetown. Turn right in Bridgetown on Church Street and follow over North Mountain to an intersection. Turn left and follow a short distance to Hampton. Look for a right turn to the wharf, beach and lighthouse.
Keepers: Herbert Foster (1911-?), Vernon Dunn (1920s-?), Claude Hamilton (?-1957), Frank Cropley (1957-?)