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Louisbourg Lighthouse c. 1998
© Chirs Mills
Louisbourg Lighthouse c. 1998

This is the third lighthouse built at Louisbourg. It was completed in 1923, a year after the second light burned. It is a white concrete octagonal tower, 55 feet high. Several modifications have been made to the characteristic of the light over time.

Contributor: Kathy Brown
Sources: Against Darkenss and Storm, Harry Thurston; Lighthouses of Nova Scotia, David E. Stephens; Historic Sites and Monuments Board Plaques.

Louisbourg Lighthouse   Specs at a glance...
Body of WaterLouisbourg Harbour
RegionCape Breton Island
Scenic DriveMarconi Trail
Still standing:True
Still operating:True