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North Cape Lighthouse

Provincial Designated Heritage Place

  • 2183 Rte. 12
  • Seacow Pond
  • Construction Date: circa 1865 - 1866
  • Latitude: 47.05795
  • Longitude: -63.99629
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Place Description

This lighthouse warns mariners of the dangerous two mile reef where the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Northumberland Strait meet at the most northern point in Prince Edward Island. The North Cape Lighthouse is a landmark and one of the oldest lighthouses in the province. It has an octagonal shape, wood shingle cladding painted white, and is topped by a red iron lantern.

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