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Name: Cascumpeque Light  

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Also known as: Cascumpec Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Northport, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: Northwest shore of PEI, Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Alan Culley

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The old tower with attached dwelling that can be seen on the island near the presently active light is the second lighthouse (1899).

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 60

Characteristic and Range: Fl(2) W 10s, visible for 16 miles

Description of Tower: Square skeleton tower, enclosed centre portion, red and whitehorizontal bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1899: tower and attached dwelling (still stands)

Date Established: 1856

Date Present Tower Built: 1970

Fog Signal: Horn discontinued.

There is no regular transportation to the island, but the lights can be seen from Northport Harbour.

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