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Charlesville Lighthouse

Pubnico Harbour Lighthouse

Located In Municipality of the District Barrington
Where To Find Us
Pubnico Harbour, NS
Areas Served Shelburne County
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Contact misty James, Recreation Director; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 239; Email:
Alternate Contact Joel d'Entremont, Physical Activity Coordinator; Phone: 902-637-2015 EXT 237; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Barrington Municipal Recreation 
PO Box 100 
27 Park Lane 
Barrington, NS B0W 1E0
Fax 902-637-2598
Description & Services
The original Charlesville (Pubnico Harbour) Lighthouse was built in 1854.  
It was a white, square, pyramidal wooden tower with a red latern, with a dwelling attached.  
Both were demolished in 1967 and replaced with a conical fiberglass tower.
Special Information
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