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Name: Spencer's Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Minas Channel, Bay of Fundy


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Photo: Josette d'Entremont
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Managing Organization:
Spencer's Island Community Association

Notes:
After it was discontinued as an aid to navigation, the Spencers Island Community Association restored this lighthouse and opened it as a museum.

Tower Height: 33

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: 1904

Date Deactivated: 1987

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

Museum?
At the lighthouse is a museum with photographs and memorabilia of the great days of sail and ship building on the Minas Basin. The lighthouse is open to the public in season (July and August) Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Directions:
Spencer's Island Lighthouse is located on the north shore of the Minas Channel, near Parrsboro in Cumberland County off Route 209.

Keepers: Baxter McLellan (1904-?), Ron Spicer, Steve McLellan, Leslie Spicer, Cecil Grant.

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