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Name: Telegraph Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Deseronto, Ontario, Canada

Location: Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This lighthouse was replaced by a steel skeleton tower. The lighthouse and dwelling were both demolished about 1950.

Tower Height: 41

Height of Focal Plane: 46

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 12 miles.

Description of Tower: White, square wooden tower rising from one end of the keeper's dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Deactivated: c. 1950

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: John Mason (1870-1895), Mrs. Mason (daughter-in-law of previous keeper) (1895-1912 ), ? Rowe, Murney Benn (1912-1925)

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