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It was clearly serendipity that we found this place! On vacation in Nova Scotia from Boston, my family and I decided to drive out to Guysborough County where my grandfather grew up at the Whitehead Lighthouse. Not knowing what we'd find or if we'd find...More
Paul the volunteer really knows his stuff. His mom was raised in a local light house. He demonstrated lights and horns as he told stories of the area. He has a weather of information to draw on and is obviously very curious. This museum is...More
Took a short trip down from Guysborough, NS on Rt 16 and happened upon this little museum filled with all sorts of lighthouse accouterments manned by a delightful and informative volunteer whose enthusiasm of all things lighthouse was apparent. Located in a former small school...More
This was our first visit to the museum and it is a place that should not be missed .It is part of our heritage and they are keeping alive this important part of our history.
Paul Ehler has an incredible grasp of the history of...More
This is a small, intimate museum well stocked and run by former light house keepers' families and descendants. Came to life by the docent, a nephew, who tried to find out your particular interests and enlarge upon them.
On the Eastern Shore Marine Drive near Queensport Nova Scotia is a non-nondescript building that may have been a school once upon a time. Today the building contains a range of items covering more than a century of lighthouse technology. The curator is extremely knowledgeable...More