Church Point Lighthouse

Church Point Lighthouse is located near the town of that name on the French Shore of Nova Scotia. The light was discontinued in 1994, and the condition of the building  has been variable since that time.


CHURCH POINT - Light Details

  • Location: On point, eastern shore of St. Mary's Bay
  • Date Automated: Automated by c. 1955
  • Began: 1874
  • Year Lit: 1874
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, attached dwelling

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1883 - catatropic lens, fixed red, 8m
  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, occulting white (10s)
  • 1973 - automated by this date - 1975 - dwelling still standing
  • 1982 - dwelling torn down by this date - 1990 - discontinued

Highlights

  • County: Digby
  • Region: Yarmouth & Acadian Shore
  • Body of Water: St. Mary's Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Evangeline Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Occulting White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 020 ft
  • Height Above Water: 036 ft
  • Latitude: 44~19~54
  • Longitude: 66~07~36
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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