Canada’s Islands and their Historic Lighthouses

Canada’s Islands and their Historic Lighthouses

Cape Pine Lighthouse – Cap Pine, Newfoundland

Early cylindrical caste-iron tower, 1851

 Cape Race Lighthouse – Cape Race , Newfoundland

Lighthouse built in a strategic place along an important maritime route
The site was designated in 1974; a plaque was dedicated in 1977

 Fisgard Lighthouse – Colwood, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

First permanent lighthouse to be built on the Canadian Pacific coast
The site was designated in 1961; a plaque was dedicated in 1982

 Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse – Bois B lanc Island, Ontario

Cylindrical stone lighthouse built in 1837
The site was designated in 1961

 Sambro Island Lighthouse – S ambro Island , Nova Scotia

The oldest Canadian Lighthouse; built in 1758
The site was designated in 1937; a plaque was dedicated in 1939

Triple Island Lighthouse – Triple Island, British Columbia

Remarkable concrete lighthouse built on an isolated island in 1920
The site was designated in 1974; a plaque was dedicated in 1990

Ile Verte Lighthouse – Ile Verte, Quebec

First lighthouse to be built on the Saint Lawrence River in 1809
The site was designated in 1974; a plaque was dedicated in 1976

Miscou Island Lighthouse – Miscou Island , New Brunswick

Colonial style, octagonal lighthouse built in Chaleurs Bay (Golf of St. Lawrence)
The site was designated in 1974; a plaque was dedicated in 1977