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SEA GIRT LIGHT

State: NEW JERSEY
Location: RELOCATED FROM SEA GIRT INLET
Nearest City: SEA GIRT
County: MONMOUTH
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1896


Sea Girt Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1995
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1896
  • Is the Light Operational? YES (PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION)
  • Date Deactivated: 1977-1983
  • Automated: 1945
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: RED BRICK W/BLACK & WHITE LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 44
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1896
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 60
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN
  • Construction Materials: RED BRICK
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION / MEETING PLACE FOR LOCAL CIVIC & CULTURAL GROUPS

Owner/Manager: BOROUGH OF SEA GIRT/SEA GIRT LIGHTHOUSE CITIZENS COMMITTEE

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site: Link

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1982

Miscellaneous:



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