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Lighthouse Days

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lighthouse Days with Chris Mills, Canadian Coast Guard, DJ & Radio Host.

When he was 16, Chris Mills walked into an employment centre in Halifax and said “I want a job as a lightkeeper”. An advisor told him there were no more keepers. Seven years later, Chris took a three-week relief shift at the Cross Island lighthouse near Lunenburg, NS, where indeed, there were still keepers (although not for long). As the Coast Guard de-staffed lighthouses, Chris moved from light to light in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick until complete de-staffing chased him to British Columbia, where lightkeeping was alive and well (as it is today). It was a dream come true for Chris, and his interest in lighthouses continues to this day. Join Chris as he takes a look back at lightkeeping in the 1990s, and as he explores Canada’s lighthouse legacy, with a special look at Grand Manan’s Gannet Rock Lighthouse.  ADMISSION BY DONATION

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
www.grandmananmuseum.ca

Organizer

Grand Manan Museum
Phone:
506-662-3524
Email:
gmadmin@grandmananmuseum.ca
Website:
www.grandmananmuseum.ca

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Photo Credit
Chris Mills

Venue

Grand Manan Museum
1141 Route 776
Grand Manan, New Brunswick E5G 4E9 Canada
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Phone:
506-662-3524
Website:
www.grandmananmuseum.ca