Heritage designations were awarded to 15 lighthouses across Prince Edward Island Wednesday by Tourism and Culture Minister Rob Henderson.

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The lighthouses are situated all across the Island.

  • Leards Front Range Lighthouse, Victoria
  • Cape Egmont Lighthouse, Cape Egmont
  • Blockhouse Lighthouse, Rocky Point
  • Cape Bear Lighthouse, Beach Point
  • East Point Lighthouse, East Point
  • Indian Head Lighthouse, Lower Bedeque
  • New London Range Lighthouse, Park Corner
  • North Cape Lighthouse, Seacow Pond
  • North Rustico Lighthouse, North Rustico
  • Panmure Head Lighthouse, Panmure Island
  • Point Prim Lighthouse, Point Prim
  • Seacow Head Lighthouse, Fernwood
  • Wood Islands Lighthouse, Wood Islands
  • Souris Historic Lighthouse, Souris
  • West Point Lighthouse, West Point

“Lighthouses are a defining characteristic of the Island’s coastline and an extremely important part of our marine history," said Henderson in a news release.

The lighthouses were reviewed for historical significance by the Heritage Places Advisory Board.