Indian Harbour Lighthouse

This lighthouse is often called "Paddy`s Head Lighthouse."

For more information, go to Friends Of Paddys Head Lighthouse Society  on Facebook. 

Light Details

  • Location: Southeast point of Paddy Head Island
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1945
  • Began: 1901
  • Year Lit: 1901
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 6th order dioptric lens, fixed white, 7m, listed at 33ft in height
  • 1955 - alteration of some form - 1944 - 1990 - 33ft and 36ft
  • 1992 - electric lantern, mercury vapour
Photo - © Chris Mills, Indian Harbour Lighthouse

Indian Harbour Lighthouse Locator Map

Highlights

  • County: HRM
  • Region: South Shore
  • Body of Water: St. Margaret's Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1992)
  • Tower Height: 025 ft
  • Height Above Water: 036 ft
  • Latitude: 44~31~20.3
  • Longitude: 63~56~45.7
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

Contact NSLPS

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