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Name: Big Shippegan Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Shippagan, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: Shippagan Harbour entrance, east side of south entrance to Shippagan Gully, northeast New Brunswick.


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Photo: Dana Rushton

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 54

Characteristic and Range: Two second white flash alternating with eight second eclipse.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1872

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
From the town of Shippagan, take Highway 113 to Lamèque Island and take the first right after the bridge. After about 3 miles, in the village of Chiasson, turn right on Domitien Lane, an unpaved lane; drive slowly as the sandy roadway is pretty rough. The lighthouse is about a mile away. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)

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