Our Island: Fisgard Lighthouse

  • Jan. 16, 2018 1:30 a.m.
Colwood’s Fisgard Lighthouse, by Colin Chee

Colwood’s Fisgard Lighthouse, by Colin Chee

Conan Chee, from Conan Chee Photography, captured this magical image of Fisgard Lighthouse, located at the mouth of Esquimalt Harbour in Colwood and submitted the shot to the I Love British Columbia Facebook page. The first lighthouse erected on the West Coast, the lighthouse was first lit at sunset on Nov. 16, 1860 to ease the movement of naval ships. A National Historic Site since 1958, Fisgard Lighthouse stands adjacent to another such site, Fort Rod Hill. If you have a shot you would like to share, use the Instagram #vifreedaily, email it to editor@vifreedaily.com or post it to our Facebook page.