Lightkeeper’s Journal

Lightkeeper’s Journal

 

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Following is a collection of excerpts from the Lightkeeper’s Journal, by Rebecca Quinn.

 

 

 

Lightkeeper’s Journal #5 – History

Light Keeper’s Journal #5 History of the Sheringham Point Lighthouse   by Rebecca Quinn Anyone who lives near the waterfront will tell you that there is nothing quite like the lonely sound of a foghorn as the mist rolls in on a grey day. Today, lighthouse foghorns are becoming practically …

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Lightkeeper’s Journal #4 – Where’s the Water?

Lightkeeper’s Journal #4 Where’s the Water? By Rebecca Quinn In a place that is dryly known as “the Wet Coast”, it’s difficult to imagine anyone having issues with a water supply–generally it’s the excess of water, not the lack of, that the west coasters find themselves battling. But back when …

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Lightkeeper’s Journal #3 – Memories

From the Lightkeeper’s Journal Memories from the Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society   By Rebecca Quinn While “The Mysteries of the Lighthouse” may sound like the title of a Nancy Drew novel, the 100 year old Sheringham Point Lighthouse seems to be surrounded by quite real puzzles that would leave …

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Lightkeeper’s Journal #2 – Memories

Lightkeeper’s Journal #2 Memories from the Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society   by Rebecca Quinn For 100 years, the Sheringham Point Lighthouse has withstood everything the environment has thrown at it; winter storms, dense fog, the salty air, and shuddering earthquakes. Earthquakes and tremors are a common occurrence for Vancouver …

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Lightkeeper’s Journal #1 – Memories

Lightkeeper’s Journal #1 Memories from the Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society   After the lighthouse was finished, the Arden family moved to Sheringham Point and put the lighthouse into operation, beginning in September 1912. The only way the lightkeepers could receive provisions was if the goods were shipped to the …

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