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Name: Abbott's Harbour Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
West Pubnico, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Formerly east side of Abbott's Harbour, Lobster Bay; now on museum grounds in Lower West Pubnico.


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Photo: Jeremy D'Entremont
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Managing Organization:
Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle Ecosse

Website: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/av/

Notes:
The first light in this area was a lantern on a pole, established in 1884 on Abbott's Island across the harbor. This tower was relocated in 1922 from Amherst, NS to Abbott's Harbour. On June 24, 2004, the lighthouse was moved to Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle Ecosse.

Tower Height: 31

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1884: Lantern on mast on Abbott's Island.

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1922

Tower Moved?
1922, 2004

Date Deactivated: 2004

Date Automated: 1966

Current Use: Museum attraction.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Garvaise d'Entremont (1884-1887?); Guillame-Henri d'Entremont (1887-1939); Charles-Angus d'Entremont (1939-1961); John Joseph Surette (1961-1966).

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