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The Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society

Located In Cape Forchu
Where To Find Us
1856 Hwy 304, Yarmouth County
Cape Forchu, NS B5A 5G7
Areas Served Yarmouth County
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Phone 902-742-4522 - Seasonal
Mailing Address c/o The Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society 
Box 105 
25 John St 
Yarmouth, NS B5A 3H3
Description & Services
Through a property lease from the Municipality of Yarmouth, the Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society, the current lightkeepers of the Cape Forchu Lightstation, are still constantly working to improve this Historical Landmark while ensuring that its original beauty remains. It is because of their dedication and that of a spirited community that the light still shines. 
Mission Statement - Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society 
“To preserve this historical landmark as a heritage property and tourist attraction” 
There are many volunteering opportunities that allow you to do as much or as little as you choose. We are a small non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve this historical landmark as a heritage property and tourist attraction. The most important job of the board is supporting the organization's missions, goals and objectives. Come join us and gain valuable experience as a board member or volunteer and learn from others with common interests. If you are interested in serving on the board or as a volunteer and becoming part of an exciting new adventure…….please contact us! 
Walk the shorelines in Leif Ericsson Park enjoying the views and crisp salty air of the Yarmouth Harbour.
Hours May 15 - September 15
Special Information
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