: It's New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge Weekend!

It's New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge Weekend!

It's “Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey” weekend this Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17.

The public is invited…and challenged…to visit all participating 12 lighthouses and life saving stations over the weekend and help raise funds for continued lighthouse preservation.

Barnegat Lighthouse, Barnegat Light, NJThe lighthouses participating in the Challenge encourage the public to take advantage of this special weekend to financially support and preserve the maritime history of New Jersey.
 
You can begin the Challenge at any of the lighthouses, and purchase a tri-fold souvenir pamphlet for $1.00. Get this stamped at each lighthouse as proof of your visit, and commemorate your participation in the event.

Hours of operation for each lighthouse can be found on the lighthouse and museum websites listed below, and at www.lighthousechallenge.org.

.Tucker's Island Lighthouse.
  Night climbs will be offered at Absecon, Cape May, Sandy Hook, Tinicum and Tucker’s Island Light.

 

Absecon: www.abseconlighthouse.org
Barnegat Light: friendsofblsp@verizon.net            Barnegat Light Historical Museum: www.bl-hs.org
Cape May: www.capemaymac.org
Cape May County Museum: www.cmcmuseum.org
East Point: eastpointlighthousenj@yahoo.com
Finns Point: www.fws.gov/northeast/nj/spm.htm
Hereford Inlet: www.herefordlighthouse.org
Ludlam’s Beach: www.ludlamsbeachlight.org
Navesink/Twin Lights: www.twin-lights.org
Sandy Hook: www.nps.gov/gate
Sea Girt: www.seagirtboro.com/sglighthouse.html
Tatham Life Saving Station: rotispike@comcast.net
Tinicum: www.tinicumrearrangelighthouse.org
Tuckerton Seaport: www.tuckertonseaport.org
 
 
 
  

     
Comment balloon 9 commentsLaura Giannotta • October 15 2010 05:46AM

Comments

Good Morning Laura

Thanks for the post. Love the Localism. Have an awesome weekend.

Posted by Patrick White, Driven to bring New Yorkers home (Home Driven Realty, Inc) almost 10 years ago

Thanks Patrick, hope the weather clears for the weekend!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) almost 10 years ago

Sounds like fun...a little exercise...a little history, sprinkle in some education and a donation...this trip has it all !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) almost 10 years ago

Good morning Laura!

That sounds like a fun way to enjoy the day...

Posted by Joshua Zargari, MJ Decorators Workshop (MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating) almost 10 years ago

This sounds like a fun event and it's for such a worthy cause. Great job spreading the word Laura.

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) almost 10 years ago

Laura...great idea!  A fun way to spend a day with the family also.  The kids won't even realize it is educational!

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) almost 10 years ago

What a great idea! I'd love to tour the lighthouses back east.... Maybe one day!

Posted by Debi Boucher, "Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours ( Real Estate Showcase Photography) almost 10 years ago

Laura....what a fun excursion for the locals and anyone visiting.  Hopefully your weather will not be adversely affected by the Nor'eastern.  Have a fun time if you are able to participate.

Barb & Sal  

Posted by Barb & Sal Dragotta, Macomb County Michigan almost 10 years ago

It promises to be a great weekend...this is an annual event, so you all can make your plans now to come participate in 2011!  Thanks for stopping by!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) almost 10 years ago

Participate