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Site historique de Pointe-à-la-Renommée

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The lighthouse. (Photo - Jean-Pierre Huard)Located in an amazingspot, this historic site was a strategic communications point during the two World Wars. It was here, in 1904, that Marconi installed North America's first maritime radio station. This lighthouse is perhaps the most travelled lighthouse in the world. It was in 1997 that it returned here after a 20-year exile in the Port of Québec. Through the various exhibitions, visitorswill learn aboutGuglielmo Marconi, the lives of wireless telegraphy operators and lighthouse keepers and their families.

Description des lieux : 

Lighthouse.

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Activités particulières: 

Following the trail of the pioneers, hiking trails take you into the mountains, by the sea or all the way to the fishing harbour at L'Anse-à-Valleau.

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Heures d’ouverture: 

June 15 to October 8, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Adresse: 

Site historique de Pointe-à-la-Renommée
884, boulevard L'Anse-à-Valleau
Gaspé (L'Anse-à-Valleau), Québec
G4X 4A2

Téléphone: 
(418) 269-3310
Courriel: 
cldans@hotmail.com