AT A GLANCE

The Southern Gazette - - Tourism -

About the St. Jac­ques Light­house:

• Also known as the For­tune Bay Light­house • Built in 1908 • Con­structed by renowned English man­u­fac­turer Chance Brothers and Com­pany

• In­stalled as a pre-fab­ri­cated cast iron tower

• 39 feet in height

• Light keeper’s res­i­dence built in 1960 • Gen­er­a­tor build­ing built in 1960

• First equip­ment build­ing built in1960

• Sec­ond equip­ment build­ing built in 1999 • Orig­i­nally not in­cluded in St. Jac­ques-Coomb’s Cove mu­nic­i­pal bound­ary due to it be­ing a Gov­ern­ment of Canada prop­erty

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