Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 35
Height of Focal Plane: 60
Characteristic and Range: White flash 7 s; eclipse 3 s., visible for 11 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim.
This light is operational
1886: Square tower attached to two-story dwelling.
Date Established: 1886
Date Present Tower Built: 1973
Date Automated: 1986?
Fog Signal: Automated horn, four second blast every 60 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
From Route 102, take Exit #15 onto Route 104 towards New Brunswick. Exit right onto Glenholme Loop, then turn right onto old highway. Follow a short distance and exit left on Route 2 towards Parrsboro. At Parrsboro, continue through town past Partridge Island and onto gravel road towards Black Rock. At the bottom of a hill that veers right look for a left turn onto the old lighthouse access road. Park near this road and walk about 20 minutes or so to the lighthouse.
Keepers: Robert J. Ward (1886-?), Shaw Elliott (?-1962), Victor Grant Elliott (1962-1986), Ronald Best (assistant, c. 1970s)