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Brigantine Lighthouse - Brigantine, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 23.687 W 074° 23.371
18S E 552567 N 4360765
Quick Description: This light house is only a 5 minute drive from the Borgata and 10 minute drive from the Absecon light house. It was used as a jail for the town before becoming a tourist trap.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2019 10:41:51 AM
Waymark Code: WM10QQ9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "This iconic symbol of Brigantine, NJ is not an actual working lighthouse but rather a monument or tourist attraction used to help in the sale of real estate on the island. The Lighthouse, which was built in 1926 by The Island Development Company, has served as a museum, gift shop, police station and the city jail over the years. By the mid 1990s, the lighthouse had fallen into disrepair and was refurbished by a group of dedicated volunteers in 1995. This marker was dedicated in March 0f 2017. #1."
Open to the public: Yes

Address: Not listed

Hours: Not listed

Fees?: Not listed

Web link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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