Georges Island Lighthouse Front Range Light

Lighthouse Details
44° 38' 26.2'' N    -63° 33' 37.2'' W
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44° 38' 26.2'' N    -63° 33' 37.2'' W    Google Map

GEORGES ISLAND I - Light Details


Location:West side of island
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1875
Year Lit:1876
Structure Type:Tower, drab
Light Characteristic:Flashing Red (1903)
Tower Height:021ft feet high.
Light Height:050ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1876 - catatropic lens, 12m, two fixed white lights, @ 30 feet and 50 feet
  • 1889 - fog bell from Maughers beach transferred to station
  • 1903 - changed to one flashing red light (10s), 50ft, 8m
  • 1916 - lighthouse destroyed by fire, temporary light established