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Name: Annapolis Royal Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Annapolis River, Bay of Fundy.

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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This lighthouse is still an active aid to navigation and also serves as a tourist information kiosk for the town of Annapolis Royal. The town is the oldest in Canada; it was founded in 1605.

Tower Height: 28

Height of Focal Plane: 30

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red, visible for 8 nautical miles.

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

This light is operational

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1889

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, information kiosk.

Open To Public? Yes (lower part).

This lighthouse is easily accessible from Route 101. Take Route 8 into Annapolis Royal (it becomes St. George Street) and the lighthouse will be on your left.

Keepers: Michael Riordan (1889- ?)

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