Prim Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
44° 41' 28.0'' N    -65° 47' 10.8'' W
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PRIM POINT I - Light Details


Location:West point of entrance to Annapolis Basin
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Date Automated:Automated by 1987
Began:1817
Year Lit:1817
Structure Type:Pentagonal tower, vertical stripes, dwelling attached
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1857)


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1817 - reports of an earlier light, destroyed by fire in 1817
  • 1800's - known as The Fundy Light
  • 1857 - fountain lamp, 5 burners, 2 catatropic lenses
  • 1871 - fog signal established - 1873 - Mar 16 - lighthouse destroyed by fire