Situated in Liverpool on the South Shore, Fort Point Lighthouse Park is the site where deMonts and Champlain landed in 1604 and a Privateers’ fort that defended the town and the trading routes in the 18th Century. The park surrounding this Provincial Heritage Property is open year-round offering picnic tables, interpretive panels and a beautiful view of Liverpool Harbour and Coffin Island Lighthouse.
Fort Point Lighthouse has stood since 1855 and is open to visitors from June to October; guided tours with costumed interpreters and viewing binoculars are available. Heritage of the “Port of Privateers” is displayed in interpretive panels, models, and audiovisual presentations. Bus tours are welcome.
Visa and Debit are accepted.
Areas Of Interest: Community Heritage • Marine
Core Experience: Beaches - Seacoast • History
Features: Bus Tours • Gift Shop • Limited Accessibility • Parking
Admission Info: Admission free; donations accepted. Park is open year-round.