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The Second Georges Island Lighthouse c. 1995
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The Second Georges Island Lighthouse c. 1995
This lighthouse is a range light for Halifax Harbour
The current lighthouse, erected in 1917, is an octagonal concrete structure surmounted by an aluminum lantern. The tower is painted white and the lantern red. There is a fluorescent red vertical stripe as a daymark on the south side which faces the mouth of the harbour.

Contributor: Dale (Matthews Vienot, Kathy Brown
Sources: Sources: James Pritchard, Anatomy of a Naval Disaster; Hugh F. Pullen, The Sea Road to Halifax,
NSLPS Database, Dale Vienoit personal records

Georges Island Lighthouse Front Range Light   Specs at a glance...
Body of WaterHalifax Harbour
RegionHalifax Metro
Scenic DriveHalifax / Dartmouth
Tower Height052ft
Height Above Water056ft
CharacteristicFixed White (1992)
Still standing:True
Still operating:True