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The Second Bon Portage Lighthouse, 1999
© Kathy Brown
The Second Bon Portage Lighthouse, 1999

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Bon Portage Island lighthouse was established in 1874. For 110 years, 16 principal lightkeepers and their families kept the light burning on this small, windswept island.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
Contributors: Chris Mills, Ann Wickens, Betty June Smith
Sources: Research, We Keep A Light by Evelyn Richardson, and personal knowledge.

Bon Portage Lighthouse   Specs at a glance...
Body of WaterAtlantic Ocean
CountyShelburne
RegionSouth Shore
Scenic DriveLighthouse Route
Tower Height040ft
Height Above Water046ft
CharacteristicFlashing White (1992)
Still standing:True
Still operating:True