Absecon Light

"Atlantic City, New Jersey"


Built: 1857
Decommissioned: 1933

"This 171-foot tall tower has had several color schemes in its history. Currently it is painted a cream color with a black band. It is located just north of downtown Atlantic City, not very far from all the new casinos. The newly rebuilt keeper's quarters were recently burned by vandals."



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Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey
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Photographs by Donald W. Carter
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