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Cape Spear Lighthouse Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2014
Cape Spear Lighthouse Marker
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), Blackhead — Cape Spear Lighthouse ó Le Phare du Cap Spear
English Cape Spear, Newfoundlandís oldest surviving lighthouse, has served as the chief approach light for St. Johnís harbour since 1836. Constructed by local builders Nicholas Croke and William Parker, it consists of a stone towner . . . — Map (db m79112) HM
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), Blackhead — World War II Battery ó Batterie del a IIiŤme Guerre mondaile ó Fort Cape Spear / Le fort du cap Spear —
English In 1940, the American and Canadian Joint Board of Defence decided to protect the approaches to St. Johnís harbour by installing heavy artillery at Cape Spear. Gun emplacements, magazines, and shelters were constructed by 1941 as . . . — Map (db m79463) HM

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