Lighthouses Unique New Jersey Architecture
When it comes to New Jersey’s interesting architecture, one of the most unique features here in the Garden State are our lighthouses. New Jersey has spectacular lighthouses along the coast.
What’s unique about our Jersey lighthouses is that each has their own unique style and architecture. Different types of headlights. From cone shaped ones like Old Barney and Absecon Lighthouse to more homes like Tuckerton and Sea Girt Lighthouse. All New Jersey lighthouses have their own unique look and style.
Our oldest operating lighthouse in the United States is right here in New Jersey. Originally commissioned in 1764, the Sandy Hook Lighthouse is both unique and historic.
The Barnegat and Absecon Lighthouses are the tallest in New Jersey at around 171 feet tall.
Some of the headlights can be climbed yourself and others are not accessible. Absecon Lighthouse has 228 steps, it’s a climb. Barnegat Light, better known as Ole ‘Barney, has 217 steps… I have done several ascents and descents of Ole’ Barney over the years.
If you get the chance on your next trip to the Garden State, be sure to take a look at some of our amazing lighthouses and be sure to snap a bunch of photos, it really is a “must” in Jersey.
Scroll through and enjoy photos of some of our finest lighthouses here in New Jersey and see them in person.