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Find a Lighthouse of Historical nature that was used to guide ships along the waterways of the world. Try to include the history of the light, including the lens used.

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EE17.1 km

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Coastal LighthousesAbsecon Light house

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This is the tallest lighthouse in NJ and the third tallest in the USA. The lighthouse, which was built in 1857 under the supervision of Lt. George Meade - who later gained fame as the Commander of The Army of the Potomac and as the victor at Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 2/16/2019

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NENE20.3 km

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Coastal LighthousesBrigantine Lighthouse - Brigantine, NJ

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This light house is only a 5 minute drive from the Borgata and 10 minute drive from the Absecon light house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/1/2011

last visited: 2/28/2018

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SWSW37.5 km

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Coastal LighthousesHereford Lighthouse

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Circa 1874, the Swiss Gothic Style Lighthouse was constructed in 1874 by the U.S. Lighthouse Service to provide a navigational aide to mariners passing by or traveling into the treacherous Hereford Inlet. The Lighthouse still shines its beacon 14 nautical miles out to sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 9/30/2013

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WW38.9 km

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Coastal LighthousesEast Point Lighthouse

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Originally known as the Maurice River Lighthouse, it was erected in 1849 by the United States Lighthouse Establishment. The present name was initiated in 1913. Throughout the years its guiding light has shown fisherman, oystermen, and recreational boaters the way into the mouth of the Maurice River. During the daylight hours, it has been used as a landmark by hunters, trappers, and surveyors

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 9/20/2013

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NENE39.3 km

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Coastal LighthousesTuckers Island Light

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The Tucker's Island Lighthouse is the signature building in the new Tuckerton Seaport. The lighthouse features exhibits telling the history of the U.S. Lifesaving Service, Barnegat Bay pirates, and the history of the bay. The original lighthouse was built on Tucker's Island in 1848, reconstructed in 1867 and again, to its current form, in 1879. The lighthouse fell into the sea on October 12, 1927. It has been replicated as part of the Tuckerton Seaport, a project of the Barnegat Bay Decoy & Baym

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 1/23/2010

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NWNW48.6 km

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Coastal LighthousesFinn's Point Rear Range Light

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This historic lighthouse is listed in The National Register of Historic Places. It is situated near the junction of Fort Mott & Lighthouse Roads in Pennsville, New Jersey. It is part of Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 8/30/2015

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SWSW52.1 km

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Coastal LighthousesCape May Lighthouse

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This light house is located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township and was built in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 6/3/2019

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NENE65.8 km

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Coastal LighthousesBarnegat Lighthouse

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Barnegat Lighthouse was first put into commission in 1835. It's non-flashing, fifth-class light was deemed inadequate by mariners of the day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 9/12/2008

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Coastal LighthousesHarbor of Refuge Lighthouse - Lewes, DE

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Harbor of Refuge Breakwater Light is the third lighthouse to be built on this site. In 1825 Congress authorized construction of a breakwater at Lewes to meet the demands for a place where ships could seek shelter behind Cape Henlopen, Delaware. The Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse sits at the end of a breakwater on the ocean side of Cape Henlopen. It marks the entrance to Delaware Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/5/2005

last visited: 7/9/2014

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SWSW72.6 km

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Coastal LighthousesDelaware Breakwater Lighthouse.

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Delaware Breakwater Light was built in 1885, and positioned such that it could be seen from both the harbor and the ocean. It is a brown brick conical tower on a concrete and stone caisson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 7/9/2014

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SWSW75.5 km

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Coastal LighthousesLightship Overfalls

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The Lightship "Overfalls" has been berthed in Lewes, Delaware since 1973, and is currently maintained by the Overfalls Maritime Museum Foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 7/9/2012

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NWNW81.3 km

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Coastal LighthousesTinicum Rear Range Lighthouse - Paulsboro, NJ

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The 1880 Tinicum Island Rear Range Light is a lighthouse located in the Billingsport section of Paulsboro, the rear of a pair of range lights marking a section of the channel in the Delaware River south of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/20/2013

last visited: 2/18/2018

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NWNW81.6 km

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Coastal LighthousesTinicum Rear Range Lighthouse

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Tinicum Rear Range light, built in 1880, is the rear range of a rare triangulated range. It is located in Paulsboro, NJ. Even thourh it is historic it is still an active range light on the Delaware River. Has fixed red 1000-watt lamp. Automated in 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 2/18/2018

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Coastal LighthousesListon Front Range Lighthouse

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The historic Liston Range Front Light, located south of Port Penn, stands beautifully maintained along the banks of the Delaware River. Liston Range Front Lighthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/3/2005

last visited: 5/5/2015

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NWNW87.4 km

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Coastal LighthousesFinn's Point Rear Range Lighthouse - Pennsville Township, NJ

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This Lighthouse obtained National Register Status in August 30, 1978: (LISTED; Reference #78001792) and listed as FINN'S POINT REAR RANGE LIGHT. The lighthouse has a very unusual look compared to the more traditional coastal lights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/11/2007

last visited: 11/18/2016

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NWNW89.2 km

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Coastal LighthousesPhiladelphia Lighthouse

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The only light house in Philadelphia, PA!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2006

last visited: 6/2/2017

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NWNW92.5 km

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Coastal LighthousesMarcus Hook Rear Range Light

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The Marcus Hook Rear Range light is a lighthouse in an upscale neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware. The light is located at 313 Lighthouse Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Delaware

date approved: 8/25/2012

last visited: 3/13/2012

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WW92.5 km

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Coastal LighthousesListon Rear Range, Middletown, DE

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The tallest lighthouse in Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/28/2008

last visited: 4/6/2016

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SWSW103.3 km

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Coastal LighthousesFenwick Island Lighthouse

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Built in 1858, the Fenwick Island Lighthouse has warned ships away from the Fenwick Shoal for 138 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/5/2005

last visited: 9/7/2019

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NENE104.3 km

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Coastal LighthousesSea Girt Lighthouse

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The entire section of the coast now called Sea Girt was once known as Wreck Pond. No wonder, considering the countless shipwrecks over the years in the vicinity of the Manasquan River. One source estimates 92 assorted vessels foundered along the coast during the early 1890's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 7/12/2010

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WW106.7 km

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Coastal LighthousesBethel Bridge Lighthouse - Chesapeake City, MD

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A small lighthouse along the C & D Canal in Chesapeake City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/23/2016

last visited: 4/23/2016

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WW120.1 km

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Coastal LighthousesNorth East Town Park Lighthouse - North East, MD

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This light house is in an odd place. It is on top of a gazebo!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/23/2010

last visited: 7/23/2010

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WW122.3 km

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Coastal LighthousesTurkey Point Lighthouse

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Turkey Point Lighthouse is located in the Elk Neck State Park. It was authorized by Congress in 1831 and was built in 1833 with a tower and keeper’s quarters by John Donohoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 2/15/2019

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NENE131.8 km

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Coastal LighthousesTwin Lights ( Navasink Lighthouse)

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The Twin lights of Navesink are 250 feet over Sandy Hook.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 11/22/2009

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Coastal LighthousesConover Beacon Lighthouse - Leonardo, NJ

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The current tower, which resembles a submarine periscope, replaced the hexagonal wooden tower in 1941

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: never

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