SCHAFNER POINT LIGHTHOUSE

Schafner Point Lighthouse c. 2001
On the right is the monument to local fishermen lost at sea.


Location


SCHAFNER POINT - Light Details

  • Location: On point, near Port Royal, west side of river
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1885
  • Year Lit: 1885
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, red lantern
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 043ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 055ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


1922 - 1941 - 7th order dioptric lens

Highlights

  • County: Annapolis
  • Region: Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley
  • Body of Water: Annapolis River
  • Scenic Drive: Evangeline Trail
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 043 ft
  • Height Above Water: 055 ft
  • Latitude: 44~42~35.5
  • Longitude: 65~37~08.6
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

Contact NSLPS

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C/O Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3