Cabot Beach Provincial Park
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Prince Edward Island,
The light was automated and moved to a skeleton tower in 1961. In 1989, the old lighthouse (minus the dwelling) was cut into two sections, which were transported by helicopter to Cabot Beach Provincial Park, where the tower was reassembled and now serves as a tourist attaction. It was featured in the television series "Emily of New Moon."
Tower Height: 46
Height of Focal Plane: 50
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 12 miles (1955).
Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower with attached dwelling.
This light is not operational
1856: White octagonal tower, 36 feet tall.
Date Established: 1856
Date Present Tower Built: 1876
Date Deactivated: 1961
Current Use: Part of provincial park.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The park is located on Route 20, 16 km north of Kensington.
Nearby Lodging: Camping is available in the park; call (902) 836-8945 for reservations.