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Name: Port Medway Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Medway, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Municipality of Queens

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Photo: Bob Crawford
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This lighthouse fell into disrepair after being decomissioned. In July 2000 it was purchased by the Municipality of Queens. After a $602,000 facelift of the lighthouse and its surroundings, a new Port Medway Lighthouse Park was opened in October 2002.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1899

Date Deactivated: 1987

Date Automated: 1967

Current Use: Part of public park.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

From Route 103: Take Exit 17A and follow for 4.5 miles (7.3 km) to the intersection with Long Cove Road. Continue a short distance to the Port Medway Lighthouse Park. The park includes interpretive signs, green spaces, gardens, benches and a lookout area.

Keepers: Samuel Thomas Foster (1899-?), George Edward McConnell (?-1961), Chesley Whynot (?), Cecil Earl Dolliver (?-1967)


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