Association Touristique de Rivière-la-Madeleine
Tower Height: 55
Height of Focal Plane: 146
Characteristic and Range: Three quick white flashes every 27 seconds; range 20 miles.
Description of Tower: White cylindrical steel tower with a red lantern.
This light is operational
1871: octagonal tower with dwelling nearby.
Date Established: 1871
Date Present Tower Built: 1907
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
From Highway 132 in the village of Rivière-la-Madeleine, take the Rue du Phare. There is a coffee shop, a craft shop, a museum and a picnic area. Parking is available. Guided tours of the lighthouse are available from mid-June to early September.
Keepers: Philip Savage (1871-1875); Gualbert Lavergne (1875-1886); François-Joseph Sasseville (1886-1923); Mrs Sasseville (1923-1924); Joseph Batiste Caron (1924-1956); Rémi Ferguson (1956-1965); Jean-François Caron, (1965-?)