QUAKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

Location


QUAKER ISLAND I - Light Details

  • Location: On summit of island, off Chester
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1940
  • Began: 1883
  • Year Lit: 1883
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white, dwelling attached
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 035ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 109 feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 5th order dioptric lens, hand fog horn
  • 1930 - hand fog horn in operation
  • 1937 - destroyed by fire, replaced by light on pole and daymark

QUAKER ISLAND II - Light Details

  • Location: On summit of island, off Chester
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1981
  • Began: 1981
  • Year Lit: 1981
  • Structure Type: Round fibergalss, red top, no lantern


History Items for This Lighthouse


1981 - pole light replaced by fiberglass tower

Highlights

  • County: Lunenburg
  • Region: South Shore
  • Body of Water: Mahone Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 44~30~53.7
  • Longitude: 64~13~57.2
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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