Pearl Island (Green Island) Lighthouse

There have been three lighthouses on Pearl Island. Light Specs have to be corrected..

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Image supplied by Paul Robison.
Photo - © Edwin Parker, The first Pearl Island Lighthouse in about 1927



Pearl Island (Green Island) Lighthouse Locator Map


PEARL ISLAND (GREEN ISLAND) - Light Details

  • Location: On south point of island, entrance to Mahone Bay
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1963
  • Began: 1874
  • Year Lit: 1874
  • Structure Type: Lantern, red, on roof of square wood building, white
  • Light Characteristic: Occulting White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 028ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 059ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, tower attached to dwelling, 28ft, 66ft
  • 1930 - listed at 38ft, fog horn in answer to vessels
  • 1960 - 1962 - listed at 38ft and 75ft, hand fog horn in answer to vessels
  • 1962 - 1965 - fog horn discontinued between these dates

Highlights

  • County: Lunenburg
  • Region: South Shore
  • Body of Water: Mahone Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Occulting White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 028 ft
  • Height Above Water: 059 ft
  • Latitude: 44~22~57.2
  • Longitude: 64~02~54.0
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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