Kidston Island Lighthouse
The lighthouse as seen from the mainland.
Baddeck, Nova Scotia
|Year first constructed||1875 (first)
|Year first lit||1959 (current)|
|Tower shape||square frustum tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, red balcony and lantern|
|Height||14.5 metres (48 ft)|
|Focal height||13.5 metres (44 ft)|
|Range||6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl G 12s. |
|CHS number||CCG 815|
|Managing agent||Village of Baddeck|
The Kidston Island Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Kidston Island, located in the Bras d'Or lakes, in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The original lighthouse on Kidston Island was built in 1875. The present lighthouse was built in 1912 and the two stood side-by-side for some time. The lighthouse can only be accessed by boat; a ferry operates during the summer months.
- "Kidston Island Lighthouse Details". NSLPS. NSLPS. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
- "Kidston Island Light". Lighthouse Explorer. Lighthouse Digest. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
- "Kidston Island Lighthouse". NSLPS. NSLPS. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
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