Finns Point Rear Range Light

Location
 
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197 Lighthouse Rd.
Pennsville, NJ 08070
856-935-1487
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Description
c. 1876 wrought iron lighthouse is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Originally constructed in Buffalo, New York and then moved here by train and mule-wagon, this unusual wrought-iron, open-frame, lighthouse was built at a cost of $1,200 in 1876.

Standing 115 feet tall, it featured a 24-inch range lens with double wick burner and kerosene vapor lamp emitting 150,000 candlepower.

Close by is Fort Mott State Park, a 104-acre waterfront park with buildings and gun emplacements from the Spanish - American War. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Call for hours.