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Fisgard Lighthouse is known for being the first lighthouse built on Canada's western coast. Constructed in November of 1860, the lighthouse was managed by keepers until its light was automated in 1929. Exhibits inside the lighthouse provide information about shipwrecks in the area, the lives of Fisgard Lighthouse keepers and the inner workings of a 19th century light.
There are also designated spots near the lighthouse for picnicking, photography, bird-watching and wildlife-spotting. In addition to these activities, tourists can enjoy watching the variety of boats that pass through the Juan de Fuca Strait. Adventurous visitors can also join a scuba diving tour in the waters beyond the Fisgard Lighthouse.
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