Canadian Coast Guard
Thomas P. Foster donated items from his time as a lightkeeper to the Grand Manan Museum in 1973.
Tower Height: 33
Height of Focal Plane: 157
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square white tower and red lantern on roof of fog signal building.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1880
Date Present Tower Built: 1959
Date Automated: 1987
Fog Signal: Automated horn, 6 second blast every 60 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse is located on the edge of a cliff at the end of Route 776 on Grand Manan. Grand Manan Island is accessible via a daily ferry departing from Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, to North Head, Grand Manan. For information contact Coastal Transport Ltd. For arrivals & departures call (506) 662-3606; inquiries (506) 662-3724.
Keepers: Walter McLaughlin (1880-1901), Turner Ingalls (1901-?), Clyde S. Ingersoll (?), Thomas P. Foster (?), Samuel Harvey (?), Harvey Benson (?). Ottawa Benson (c. 1959), Addison Naves (?), Doug Daggett (?-1987)