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Point Atkinson Lighthouse

POINT ATKINSON LIGHTHOUSE Site named by Capt. Vancouver June 14, 1792.  Wall of original tower, built in 1874, still stands near present tower, completed in 1912. Tower 60 ft high - light 108 ft ...

POINT ATKINSON LIGHTHOUSE

Site named by Capt. Vancouver June 14, 1792. 

Wall of original tower, built in 1874, still stands near present tower, completed in 1912.

Tower 60 ft high - light 108 ft above high water

Light beam - a 500 Watt bulb

Foghorn range - 10 miles

First white child born in West Vancouver at Lighthouse Apr. 25, 1876 - James Atkinson Woodward, son of first keeper - Edwin Woodward.

Presented 1967 by Ray Edwin Woodward, grandson of Edwin Woodward.

LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS

1875-1880 Edwin Woodward

1880 R. Wellwood

1880-1910 W. Erwin

1910-1933 T. Grafton

1933-1934 L. Grafton

1934-1961 E. Dawe

 

Submitted by: @Saskajanet

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