Cape Spear Lighthouses, 2015.


We re-visited Cape Spear Lighthouse during our St. John’s-2015 visit.

“The oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador is located at the most easterly point of land in North America. It has been restored to its 1839 appearance and shows how a lightkeeper and his family might have lived in the mid-19th century. The Visitor Centre contains exhibits on the history of lighthouses and the tradition of lightkeeping. The site is surrounded by spectacular scenery and wildlife such as whales, seabirds and icebergs in season.”  – Parks Canada

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“Cape Spear has two lighthouses – a newer one (1950’s) and the restored original (1830’s).” – Going everywhere

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“Because of its proximity to convoy routes during the second World War, a gun battery was installed at Cape Spear to defend the entrance to St. John’s harbor. Barracks and underground passages leading to the bunkers were built for the use of troops stationed there.’ – Wikipedia

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View from above.

Bell Island, Underground Mine Tour, Signal Hill Tattoo and more coming soon.

The header was made from this painting, which was hand-painted in Newfoundland and a gift from friends.

Cape Spear (New), NF

Newfoundland Travels – Cape Spear National Historic Site

Cape Spear Lighthouse, 2011
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Cape Spear Lighthouse, 2011
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Cape Spear Lighthouse, 2011
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Cape Spear Lighthouse, 2011
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Lighthouses.

Cape Spear Lighthouse in winter.
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9.5.2003
35 m.m. ©

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