BUG LIGHT – Bunker’s Island, Nova Scotia

Bunker’s Island is a peninsula located in Yarmouth Harbour. The Lighthouse which is nicknamed Bug Light. It was erected in 1874 and built on a rock filled base.

The lighthouse bell had a 1,500-pound weight on it and had to be wound up every six hours by hand. The lightkeepers dory was pulled up at night and hung on davits.


  1. Hi I saw your picture of the lighthouse and it reminded me of the lighthouses in Portland ME harbor which there are 5. Also there is a Bug Light there and your lighthouse looks like the Spring Point Ledge Light. Great post thanks


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