Peggys Point Lighthouse

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44° 29' 30.4'' N    -63° 55' 07.2'' W
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PEGGYS POINT II - Light Details


Location:On Peggy's Point, entrance to St. Margaret's Bay
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1958
Began:1915
Year Lit:1915
Structure Type:Octagonal concrete tower, white, red lantern
Illumination Type:Electric
Light Characteristic:1992: Fixed Green. 2009: Fixed Red.
Tower Height:050ft feet high.
Light Height:067ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1915 - replaced original tower of 1868
  • 1915 - 4th order dioptric lens
  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, group occulting white, 13m, hand fog horn, 44ft
  • 1969 - lantern painted red - 1990 - electric lantern