Henry Island Preservation Society
Contact Address Information:
PO Box 96
Port Hood Island
Henry Island is privately owned -- as of early 2004, by William F. Baker, the president and chief executive of WNET/Channel 13, the public television station in New York. The lighthouse is still maintained by the Canadian Coast Guard.
Tower Height: 53
Height of Focal Plane: 210
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 4 seconds, visible for 6 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Octagonal wooden tower with vertical red and white stripes, red lantern.
This light is operational
Keeper's house, storage building.
Date Established: 1902
Date Present Tower Built: 1902
Date Automated: c. 1985
Optics: 1850s: Fourth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? By appointment.
Trips to the lighthouse can be made by appointment. Contact the Henry Island Preservation Society at (902) 787-2515 for information.