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Name: Cape Jourimain Light  

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Also known as: Jourimain Light

Nearest Town or City:
Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: Northumberland Strait, Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Bob Crawford
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Managing Organization:
Cape Jourimain Nature Centre

Telephone: 506-538-2235


Contact Address Information:
5039 Route 16
New Brunswick, E4M 3Z8, Canada

The lighthouse was discontinued because it was made redundant by the opening of the Confederation Bridge between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. On August 3, 2016 the Cape Jourimain Lighthouse was moved approximately 200 feet inland from the eroding shoreline.

Tower Height: 53

Height of Focal Plane: 68

Characteristic and Range: : 6-second white flash every 6 seconds; visible for 12 nautical miles (1995).

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower with a red polygonal lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Deactivated: 1997

Current Use: Part of the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, a National Wildlife Area.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Exit 51 on Highway 16, before the Confederation Bridge. There is an admission fee to the nature centre. In 2002, the centre is open until October 15.

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