Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Woods Islands Lighthouse

Name: Woods Islands Lighthouse

Location (State or Province): Prince Edward Island

Date Established: 1876

Optics: Originally Fourth order Fresnel lens

Markings: White with red lantern

Structure: The wooden, square tower, with pedimented windows and a decorative flared cornice topped by a wooden balustrade

Characteristics: Fixed white light

Elevation: 80 ft focal plane

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(Image by Windigo)
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Posted by Windigo on Mar 17, 2010 1:48 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
Take the ferry from Caribou, Nova Scotia or Highway 1 from Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island to reach Wood Islands, where you will find the Wood Islands Lighthouse Museum & Interpretive Centre on the east side of the harbor near the ferry landing. The lighthouse can be reached by turning east just north of the ferry landing onto Lighthouse Road and following it to its end. The lighthouse is open daily from the first part of June through the first part of September. For more information, call (902) 962-2022 in season.

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