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Name: Pigeon Island Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Location: Eastern Lake Ontario.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Pigeon Island is about four miles southwest of Wolfe Island. Today, only the foundations of the station's other buildings (including a keeper's dwelling) remain. The island is now a provincial wildlife preserve.

Tower Height: 50

Height of Focal Plane: 65

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds; visible for 13 miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, steel framework tower with a steel tube enclosing the staircase and leading to a watchroom; circular lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1871: White, square wooden tower rising from the roof of a dwelling.

Date Established: 1871

Date Present Tower Built: 1909

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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