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Carter Island Lighthouse

Carter's Light

Located In Lockeport
Where To Find Us
Carter Island, NS
Areas Served Shelburne County
Phone 902-656-2565
Contact Frances Scott, Community Coordinator
Mailing Address c/o Lockeport Recreation/Culture/Tourism 
PO Box 189 
26 North St 
Lockeport, NS B0T 1L0
Fax 902-656-2935
Description & Services
Carter Island is situated about 0.4 miles north of Cranberry Island in the approach to Lockeport Inner Harbour.  
A light is shown at an elevation of 49 feet from a white circular tower 30 feet high, with two red bands on Carter Island. 
The original light was built in 1875 and replaced in 1930 and then again in 1989 by the present fiberglass lighthouse.
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Visual Arts