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Name: Cape North Light (old) (NS)  

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Also known as: Cape Race Light

Nearest Town or City:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Location: Canada Science and Technology Museum, southeast of downtown Ottawa.

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Photo: Pat Spice
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Managing Organization:
Canada Science and Technology Museum

Telephone: 866-442-4416


Contact Address Information:
1867 St. Laurent Blvd
Ontario, K1G 5A3 , Canada

This 1856 conical cast iron tower was originally at Cape Race, Newfoundland, and it was moved to Cape North, Nova Scotia, to 1908. In 1980, it was relocated to the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa.

Tower Height: 46

Description of Tower: Cylindrical cast-iron tower with red and white checkerboard pattern, red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Present Tower Built: 1856

Current Use: Museum exhibit.

Open To Public? Yes.

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