Jerome Point Lighthouse 


Jerome Point Lighthouse Locator Map


JEROME POINT I - Light Details

  • Location: Near entrance to St. Peter's Canal
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1883
  • Year Lit: 1883
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, dwelling attached
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 036ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 054ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 7th order dioptric lens, hand fog horn
  • 1930 - fog signal in answer to vessels

JEROME POINT II - Light Details

  • Location: Near entrance to St. Peter's Canal
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1960
  • Began: 1956
  • Year Lit: 1956
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, red lantern

Highlights

  • County: Richmond
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: St. Peter's Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Fleur-de-lis Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 45~38~53.9
  • Longitude: 60~52~21.8
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3