Peggy's Cove Lighthouse is one of the most photographed structures in Atlantic Canada and one of the most recognizable lighthouses in the world. The lighthouse now contains a small Canada Post office where letters receive a special stamp
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse marks the eastern entrance of St. Margarets Bay. It is situated on an extensive granite outcrop at Peggy's Point
The pristine beauty of the Coastal Region encompassing the shores of the scenic St. Margaret's Bay
i>Peggy's Cove Local folklore has several alternative origins for the name. Some people claim Peggy was an early settler, while others say she was a survivor from a shipwreck
St. Margaret's Bay
Peggy's Cove may have taken its name from the bay since Peggy is a nickname for Margaret
Peggy's Cove. The community maintains a rural, undeveloped appearance as the inhabitants continue to fish for lobster
A Lobster fisherman with one boat could set, pull, and reset over 100 traps a day collecting anywhere from 100 to 1000 lobsters
At St. Margarets Bay near the tiny fishing community of Peggy's Cove,a flight from New York City to Geneva, Switzerland crashed
On September 2, 1998 Swissair Flight 111 crashed at the entrance to St. Margarets Bay killing all 229 people on board
William deGarthe's Memorial
A famous resident of Peggy's Cove, deGarthe carved this memorial, to honor the courage of the fishermen living in the cove, from a granite outcrop in his backyard
William deGarthe's Memorial The first section depicts the fisherman's family with St. Elmo, the patron saint of sailors
William deGarthe's Memorial The second section depicts Peggy of the Cove.
The third section is fishermen at work with a dory, nets and other implements. deGarthe passed away before the memorial was completed.