Lighthouses of New Jersey


US-Lighthouses had the opportunity to visit New Jersey in April of 2010. We were able to cover most of the state and got to climb quite a few of the towers. The state houses some interesting lighthouses and history. For one, there is the Twin Lights at Navesink. The lighthouse looks very much like a fortress and was the first lighthouse in the US to use a Frensel lens. It is also the first seacoast light to be powered by electricity.

Another interesting lighthouse, Sandy Hook, is the oldest working lighthouse in the US and it was paid for by residents of New York, yet it is actually in New Jersey. Below are the links:

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Absecon - 1856
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Barnegat - 1858
Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey

Cape May - 1859
Cape May, New Jersey

Conover Beacon - 1926
Leonardo, New Jersey

East Point - 1849
Heislerville, New Jersey

Finns Point - 1876
Pennsville, New Jersey

Hereford Inlet - 1874
North Wildwood, New Jersey

Ludlam Beach - 1885
Sea Isle City, New Jersey

Navesink - 1862
Highlands, New Jersey

Robbins Reef - 1883
Staten Island, New Jersey

Romer Shoal - 1898
Ambrose Channel, New Jersey

Sandy Hook - 1764
Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Sea Girt - 1896
Sea Girt, New Jersey

Tinicum Rear Range - 1880
Billingsport, New Jersey

Tuckerton Seaport (Tucker's Beach Replica) - 2000
Tuckerton, New Jersey

There are 15 lighthouses featured on this site for New Jersey.


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