Victoria Beach Lighthouse

Victoria Beach Lighthouse Locator Map


VICTORIA BEACH - Light Details

  • Location: On eastern shore of Digby Gut
  • 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: 1901
  • Year Lit: 1901
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 031ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 060ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 7th order dioptric lens
  • 1930 - in operation, fog bell in operation 1,300 yards east of tower
  • 1941 - listed at 28ft, 52ft, no alterations mentioned
  • 1951 - alteration

Highlights

  • County: Annapolis
  • Region: Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley
  • Body of Water: Digby Gut
  • Scenic Drive: Evangeline Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 031 ft
  • Height Above Water: 060 ft
  • Latitude: 44~40~33.6
  • Longitude: 65~45~12.5
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

Contact NSLPS

info@nslps.com

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3