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Name: Walton Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Walton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Mouth of Walton River, Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy.


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Managing Organization:
East Hants Tourism Association

Telephone: 902-528-2315

Website: http://www.waltonlighthouse.com
Email: Jennifer.Robert@waltonlighthouse.com

Contact Address Information:
Minas Basin, Route 215
Walton
Nova Scotia, B0N 2R0, Canada

Notes:
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.

Directions:
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).

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