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McFarlane Point Lighthouse

In 1909, Edward Rourke supervised the construction by day labour of a wooden lighthouse at McFarlane Point on the eastern shore of the Petitcodiac River. The square tower had sloping sides and was surmounted by a square wooden lantern, from which a fixed white light was shown at a height of twenty-seven feet about high-water. Alexander McFarlane was its first keeper, and the light was active until being destroyed by fire on September 13, 1921.

Keepers: Alexander McFarlane (1909 1917), Mrs. A. McFarlane (1917), B. Dobson (1917 1921).


  1. Annual Report of the Department of Marine, various years.

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