Margaretsville Lighthouse

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45° 03' 00.3'' N    -65° 03' 57.8'' W
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MARGARETSVILLE - Light Details


Location:On end of point, south of breakwater
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1965
Began:1859
Date Lit:Oct 25, 1859
Year Lit:1859
Engineer:Breton Halliburton
Structure Type:Tapered square wood tower, white, black bands
Light Characteristic:Occulting White (1941)
Tower Height:022ft feet high.
Light Height:030ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, group occulting white (20s)
  • 1941 - listed at 31ft, 30ft