Category Archives: 2015 General

Lighting the Past

Lighting the Past Judy Leslie, Coquitlam, BC Grand Prize Winner of the Grand National Quilt Show “The Point Prim Lighthouse represents my paternal family connections. In 1803 my forebears sailed with a group of Lord Selkirk‚Äôs Scottish Settlers to homestead … Continue reading

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Lighthouse… Transformed!

Come visit Point Prim Lighthouse and admire her newly-painted exterior! She looks amazing! A big thank you to Mallard Painting who did such a fantastic job! Apparently, it took one coat of primer and two coats of paint… and no … Continue reading

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Point Prim Lighthouse placed on National Heritage List

Great news for the Point Prim Lighthouse. The lighthouse is one of seven lighthouses on PEI to be placed on the National Heritage List. Heritage status offers new funding opportunities to improve the lighthouse. Read the full article here on … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Season!

Cruise ships start arriving in Charlottetown in May, and continue through to November. Many of those passengers take side trips to the Point Prim lighthouse, arriving in large coaches. The weather can be a bit chilly, especially in those early … Continue reading

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Range & Buoy Light Lenses

On the second level of the lighthouse is a display of different lenses used in Range lights and Buoy lights. The red and blue drum style lenses were used in Gas Buoy Lights. Plastic inserts could be placed inside a … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Now Open for the 2015 Season!

Hello, and welcome to the 2015 season at the Point Prim Lighthouse! Hours of operation: Open: Saturday June 20 Closed: Sunday June 21 Open: Monday to Friday June 22 – 26 Closed: June 27 & 28 Open: 7 days a … Continue reading

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