Boars Head Lighthouse (Tiverton)

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44° 24' 14.5'' N    -66° 12' 55.0'' W
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BOARS HEAD II - Light Details


Location:North of Tiverton, NW entrance to Petit Passage
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1987
Began:195x
Year Lit:c. 1955
Structure Type:Tapered square wood tower, white, red lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1992)
Tower Height:035ft feet high.
Light Height:060ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1941 - 1960 - replaced original tower of 1864
  • 1960 - 1964 - listed as square wood dwelling, elevation 50ft
  • 1987 - alteration of some form
  • 1992 - 4th order dioptric lens, flashing white (12s)