Pennant Harbour Lighthouse

Pennant Harbour Lighthouse Locator Map


PENNANT HARBOUR I - Light Details

  • Location: North entrance to Pennant Cove
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Began: 1903
  • Year Lit: 1903
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Green (1992)
  • Tower Height: 030ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 034ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - catatropic lens, fixed white, 7m, 33ft and 37ft
  • 1930 - listed at 33ft
  • 1960 - listed at 33ft and 37ft, may be a different tower from present

PENNANT HARBOUR II - Light Details

  • Location: North entrance to Pennant Cove
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1965
  • Began: 1991
  • Year Lit: 1991
  • Structure Type: Round, white fiberglass, no lantern

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1991 - replaced by fiberglass tower

Highlights

  • County: HRM
  • Region: South Shore
  • Body of Water: Pennant Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 44~28~15.5
  • Longitude: 63~38~03.5
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3