The New Jersey Lighthouse Society (NJLHS) was formed in 1989 as a state chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society. In 1994, the chapter became the New Jersey Lighthouse Society, one of the largest regional lighthouse societies in the United States. The society counts among its membership more than 1000 people throughout the United States and the world.
The Society is dedicated to
fostering an appreciation of the history about and to
support the preservation of lighthouses everywhere. The
main focus of the NJLHS in these efforts is on the New
Jersey, Delaware Bay and New York Harbor regions. Every
year, the organization raises funds to help benefit the
lighthouses in these areas. Society membership is very
active in helping to preserve the
Please explore this website and learn more about NJLHS. Thanks for visiting
Passing of Richard Veit
The society is sorry to report the passing of our esteemed colleague, board member, volunteer and friend.
This was unexpected news to all of us in the society. Our thoughts and prayers go out out Elinor and her family.
The visitation/service was February 3rd
at 'Church of the Assumption', 146 Pitney Road, Galloway NJ
In lieu of flowers, Elinor requested a donation be made to the Absecon Lighthouse at:
31 South Rhode Island Avenue
Atlantic City, N.J. 08401
Upcoming EventsView past issues of the "Beam".
Meetings & Previous Meeting Minutes
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Next meeting: March 28th
VFW Post, Edison, NJ
2016 Calendar Photo Contest info here.
2015 Calendars will be $6 at the meeting.
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Latest updates on top.
2015 Lighthouse trip information posted. 6 seats are
remaining. (As of 2/15/2015)
New flyer posted shows correct start date of July 10.
Michigan trip pictures for all seven days are
posted. Taken by the Bouchers and McKelveys.
National Lighthouse Day Presidential Decree.
Watch HD lighthouse videos.
Finns point Gift Shop now a reality.
See photos of previous trips.
All issues thru Dec 2013 are posted
Previous Meeting minutes are now online.
Read old and historic books online
Downloadable versions available
A few interesting videos.
NEW - Now with added HD videos
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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE LIGHTHOUSE !
1} South & North Mole
2} Europa Point
3} Gibb’s Hill
4} Cabo Espiritu Santo
5} Punta Celerain
6} Elbow Cay
7} Rubjerg Fyr
8} Inishowen Head
9} South Stack
10} Tranoy Fyr
CLICK HERE FOR ANSWERS
MATCH NUMBERS COLUMN WITH ALPHA COLUMN
A} Jutland, Denmark
B} Hamaroy, Norway
C} Cozumel, Mexico
D} Holyhead, Wales
E} Freemantle, Australia
G} Southampton, Bermuda
H} Strait of Magellan, Chile
I} Abaco Island, Bahamas
J} County Donegal, Ireland
A few facts about Atlantic City
-- It is the home of the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey with 228 steps reaching 171 feet. It is the
third tallest in the United States.
-- The boardwalk was the first built in the United States. Built in 1870.
-- The boardwalk Convention Hall is home to the largest pipe organ in the world. With over 33,000
pipes, it is the loudest and largest musical instrument in the world.
-- The Miss America competition was originated here back in 1921.
If you found
the information on this site helpful/informative/useful and
to contribute to the efforts of the NJLHS, a 501c3 organization,
please make a donation to:
NJLHS, PO Box 332, Navesink, NJ 07752-0332.
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