West Point, Prince Edward Island facts for kids
West Point Lighthouse, a square tapered tower, was built in 1875 by the federal Department of Marine. The West Point Lighthouse Inn, Museum and Restaurant was established in 1984. The West Point Development Corporation, a non-profit organization, maintains the lighthouse as a navigational aid beacon, although the living quarters of the lighthouse are now used as a unique country inn and museum.
This lighthouse was first lit on May 21, 1876.
Cedar Dunes Provincial Park is located at West Point and provides a supervised public beach for swimming.
West Point is not the westernmost extreme point of Prince Edward Island; that is West Cape, several kilometres to the north and slightly west.
Part of the very large West Cape Wind Farm is located in West Point.
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