Maugher Beach Lighthouse

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44° 36' 08.2'' N    -63° 32' 00.9'' W
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44° 36' 08.2'' N    -63° 32' 00.9'' W    Google Map

Maugher Beach Lighthouse, 2002
© Chris Mills
Maugher Beach Lighthouse, 2002
This lighthouse is typical of the concrete towers in Nova Scotia.
For over a century and a half the view seaward from Halifax has been marked by the long arm of Maughers Beach running off from McNab's Island and punctuated by a lighthouse. Every ship ever to call at Halifax has passed within a musket shot of it's tower, called by one observer, "our own Statue of Liberty."

Contributor: Dan Conlin, Kathy Brown
Information Sources: Discover McNabs Island by the Friends of Mcnabs Island, Dept. of Marine Annual Reports, Dartmouth Coast Guard Records, Public Archives of Nova Scotia clippings and The Sea Road to Halifax by Hugh Pullen.

Maugher Beach Lighthouse   Specs at a glance...

Body of WaterHalifax Harbour
RegionHalifax Metro
Scenic DriveHalifax / Dartmouth
Tower Height054ft
Height Above Water057ft
CharacteristicFlashing Yellow (1992)
Still standing:True
Still operating:True