Halifax Nearby: Peggy's Cove
This community is one of the most picturesque and charming fishing villages on the East Coast, with rustic weather-worn wharves balanced on huge granite boulders around the village, and the lighthouse positioned on a granite ledge. In the summertime, the lighthouse serves as post office.
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Peggy's Cove Attractions
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
The most well-known ighthouse in Canada, and one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world, was built in 1914. he community's original lighthouse (remembered by both long-time locals and visitors) was damaged in the hurricane, left standing for a number of years, and finally demolished in 1954.
William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park
Off Hwy 333
902 823-2256fax 823-1074.
deGarthe carved this "lasting monument to Nova Scotian fishermen" on the 30-m (100-ft) face of a granite outcropping behind his house. The sculpture depicts 32 fishermen, their wives and children, a guardian angel with wings spread and the legendary Peggy of Peggy's Cove. Admission fee. Open year-round.