Sunday, April 09, 2006

Pointe Riche Lighthouse



Located near Port au Choix on Newfoundland's great northern peninsula, the Point Riche Lighthouse stands alone since the light keepers house was destroyed by fire in the late 1970's. The original tower was built in 1871 and was replaced by the present octagonal timber structure in 1892. The site is a wild and beautiful place still haunted by the ghosts of the Maritime Archaic Indians who lived here 4400 years ago.


2 comments:

Genevieve said...

This photo has beautiful colors and a rather unearthly look. It's not too surprising that you say the area is haunted.

Genevieve said...

Still a gorgeous photo, a couple of years later. :)