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Woods Harbour Lighthouse

Location
Located In Central Woods Harbour
Where To Find Us
Woods Harbour, NS
Areas Served Shelburne County ; South Shore Region
Contact
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Website barringtonmunicipality.com
Contact Misty James, Recreation Director; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 239; Email: mjames@barringtonmunicipality.com
Alternate Contact Joel d'Entremont, Physical Activity Coordinator; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 237; Email: jdentremont@barringtonmunicipality.com
Mailing Address c/o Barrington Recreation Centre 
PO Box 100 
Barrington, NS B0W 1E0
Fax 902-637-2598
Description & Services
Information  
 
Built on a rock ledge of Cockawit Passage, the wooden lighthouse was built in 1900.  
 
It was replaced in 1965 and then destaffed in 1993. 
 
The present light, a white square tower with a land, is 6.3 meters tall and shows a flash of one second followed by an eclipse of five seconds.  
 
The lighthouse is easily visible from shore as it stands 800 meters from the wharf.
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Visual Arts