Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse, Gaspesie, Quebec, Canada | CruiseBe
0
No votes yet

Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse


History and museums
,
landmark, sightseeing



The Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse (French: Phare de Cap-des-Rosiers) is a lighthouse in Cap-des-Rosiers in Gaspé, Quebec, Canada.

It was classified as a National Historic Site of Canada on June 11, 1973. It was listed as a Federal Heritage Building on March 31, 1994.

The Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Canada, standing 34.1 metres (112 ft) tall. It is situated on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River at the top of a steep cliff. It is located at the mouth of the river, where it flows into the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Keepers

  • Eugène Trudeau 1856-1867
  • Auguste Trudeau 1867-1886
  • Jean B. Vien 1886-1890
  • Eugène Costin 1890-1915
  • P. E. Theriault 1915-1920
  • J. Napoléon Côté 1920-1927
  • J. Ferguson 1927-1931
  • J. Napoléon Côté 1931-1935
  • Joseph Ferguson 1935-1951
  • Joseph-Narcisse Rioux 1951-1970
  • Yves Packwood 1970-1971
  • Owen Gleeton 1971-1972
  • Paul-Roger Caron 1972-1978
  • Yvon Élément 1978-1981

 




Text is available under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0