East Hants Tourism Association
Contact Address Information:
Minas Basin, Route 215
This lighthouse was acquired by the Municipality of East Hants in 1991, and it was given Heritage Status in 1992.
Tower Height: 20
Height of Focal Plane: 60
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1873
Date Present Tower Built: 1873
Date Deactivated: 1978
Current Use: Part of interpretation site.
Open To Public? Yes.
From Route 101 or 102, follow Route 215 to Walton. In Walton, signs will direct you. The lighthouse is open from May 1 to October 15, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Entrance is by donation.
Keepers: Timothy Parker (1873-1883), Archibald McNeil Parker (1883-1891), Burton Wheadon (1891-1901), Charles W. O'Brien (1901-1903), Lewis E. Burgess (1903-1911), Stephen Brown (1911-1921), Lewis E. Burgess (1921-1937), Harry Lake (1937-1962), Arthur Sanford (1962-1978).