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Name: Parrsboro Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Parrsboro Harbour, Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy.


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Photo: Virginia Slechta
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 21

Height of Focal Plane: 28

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green, visible for eight nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square white tower on corner of white square building.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1852: White octagonal wooden tower, with dwelling attached, destroyed by erosion 1945. Replaced by a pole light, then a skeleton tower until 1980.

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1980

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
The lighthouse is at the end of Wharf Road, at the end of a breakwater in Parrsboro Harbour. The walk on the breakwater is strenuous.

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