Brier Island Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
44° 14' 55.0'' N    -66° 23' 32.0'' W
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BRIER ISLAND I - Light Details


Location:West point of island
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1809
Year Lit:1809
Engineer:Isaiah Shaw
Structure Type:Wood tower, white


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1809 - wood lantern, first lighthouse on SW coast of NS
  • 1818 - so vilely constructed and ill lighted it was a hazard
  • 1832 - had been rebuilt by this date, due inefficiency