Category Archive: 'News and Events'

New Hours

Hey all you Lighthouse Lovers, the season is quickly winding down. We wish our summer students all the best as they return to school, and this necessitates a shift in our operating hours. Starting on September 1, we will be open for tours from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our last day open will be […]

Lighthouse Run 2019

The fourth annual Points East Lighthouse Run/Relay is taking place on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Sign up a team of two to four members or run the 29.4-kilometre course as a solo event. The race begins at 8:00 a.m. at the historic East Point Lighthouse. Following the Points East Coastal Drive, you will weave your […]

Old Vinyl Record – Lighthouse Keeper

We get asked all the time if there is ever any treasure found at East Point. Well here is something that I would consider a treasure, and you might agree. Stewart MacIntyre was the 4th keeper at the East Point Lighthouse, and his daughter Ruth was born there. Ruth found an old vinyl record, in […]

To The Point…..and back again!

Hear ye, hear ye, read all about it! The history of East Point and surrounding areas has been complied and is ready for reading!  So many stories, pictures, maps, information of all types, we’re very pleased to present “To the Point…..and back again!” Join us for the book launch at the Eastern Kings Community Center […]

Stewart MacIntyre

Stewart MacIntyre’s ancestors came to PEI from Scotland in the early 19th century. He grew up on a mixed farm, but when he was 12 his father was appointed keeper of the East Point Lighthouse. MacIntyre later worked there himself as a radio technician until his retirement in 1962. One of he hobbies he took […]

About East Point Lighthouse

Built in 1867, located near the south shore of East Point on Prince Edward Island. This lighthouse is one of the Island’s last manned lighthouses and is one of the most popular sights on the Island. It is also one of the busiest aids to navigation for both deep sea traffic and the inshore and […]