St. Paul Island North Point

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47° 12' 00'' N    -60° 09' 00'' W
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St. Paul Island North Point
St. Paul Island North Point
In 1960 the light was electrified and in 1962 a white concrete tower was built to replace the aged timber structure. Even in recent times reaching the island was so difficult that the keepers got mail only once a month, weather permitting. The light is now automated and has been de-staffed.

Sources: Research Notes in ms., Admiral Hugh F. Pullen, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Lighthouses of Nova Scotia, David E. Stevens, Lancelot Press, 1973.
Contributor: Kathy Brown

St. Paul Island North Point   Specs at a glance...

Body of WaterCabot Strait
RegionCape Breton Island
Scenic DriveCabot Trail
Tower Height046ft
Height Above Water126ft
Still standing:True
Still operating:True