Irish Loop Regional Economic Development Board
Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 6
Tower Height: 25
Height of Focal Plane: 190
Characteristic and Range: White flash 18s, 4s darkness, 4s flash, 4s darkness; visible for 13 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Red, conical masonry tower sheathed in iron, with white lantern.
This light is operational
Attached keeper's dwelling.
Date Established: 1871
Date Present Tower Built: 1871
Date Automated: 1970
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The Ferryland Museum, with exhibits on local history, is located a short distance from the lighthouse. Open Mid-June to Labour Day, 9-12 and 1-5 Monday to Saturday, 1-5 on Sunday. Phone: 709-432-2711, offseason: 709-432-2155.
From St. John's go south on Route 10, along the Irish Loop Drive to Ferryland.
Keepers: Philip Keough (assistant keeper, c. 1883), Kearney (?), Keough (?), Costello (?).