Nova Scotia Archives

Lighthouses of Nova Scotia

Evelyn Richardson, Bon Portage Island


"This is Evelyn Richardson, author of We Keep a Light." Evelyn and her husband Morrill came to the island in 1929 as lightkeepers and lived there for thirty-five years. Her account of life on Bon Portage Island won the Governor-General's Award for non-fiction Canadian

Date: 1946-1948

Reference no.: Evelyn Richardson Nova Scotia Archives  Photo Collection: 1980-180: album no. 3