Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Louisbourg Lighthouse

Name: Louisbourg Lighthouse

Location (State or Province): Nova Scotia

Date Established: Original 1734, second tower 1842, current 1923

Markings: White with red lantern

Structure: octagonal concrete

Characteristics: Flashing White, once every 9 sec

Elevation: 32 metres

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Posted by Windigo on Mar 21, 2010 11:34 AM CST:
Travel Instructions:
From Route 22 (Main Street and Fleur-de-Lis Trail) in Louisbourg, turn east onto Havenside Road at the northern end of the waterfront and follow it for 3.2 km (2 miles) to the Louisbourg Lighthouse.

The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

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