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Lighthouses

Tower buildings or frameworks that send out light from a system of lamps and lenses.

Absecon-Light

Absecon Light

Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, 08401
Absecon Light is the fifth tallest lighthouse in the United States. Its beason was first lighted on January 15, 1857. Although it is no longer an active navigational aid, the light still shines every night.

Aloha-Tower

Aloha Tower

Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813
Opened on September 11, 1926, the Aloha Tower is a guiding beacon welcoming vessels to the City of Honolulu. The tower is 10 stories tall (184 feet (56 m)) topped with a 40 feet (12 m) tall flag mast.

Barnegat-Lighthouse

Barnegat Lighthouse

Barnegat Light, Ocean County, New Jersey, 08006
Barnegat Lighthouse, colloquially known as "Old Barney", is located on the northern tip of Long Beach Island. Situated along the Barnegat Inlet, it is the fourth tallest lighthouse in the United States.

Big-Bay-Point-Light

Big Bay Point Light

Big Bay, Marquette County, Michigan, 49808
Big Bay Point Light is the only operational lighthouse with a bed and breakfast. It is reputed to be haunted, and the novel and movie Anatomy of a Murder were inspired by a murder at the lighthouse.

Cape-Charles-Light

Cape Charles Light

Northamption County, Virginia, 23310
The current Cape Charles Light is a skeleton tower lighthouse at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. It is the tallest lighthouse in Virginia and the second tallest in the United States. It is the third light at this location.

Cape-Hatteras-Light

Cape Hatteras Light

Buxton, Dare County, North Carolina, 27920
Located on Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is recognized as the tallest lighthouse in America. It is still in operation. The light at the top is automated and is visible every seven seconds.

Cape-Neddick-Light

Cape Neddick Light

Cape Neddick, York County, Maine
The Cape Neddick Light is a lighthouse in Cape Neddick, York, Maine. In 1874 Congress appropriated $15,000 to build a light station at the "Nubble" and in 1879 construction began.

Point-Montara-Light

Point Montara Light

Moss Beach, San Mateo County, California, 94038
Established in February 1875, the current tower was first erected in 1881 in Massachusetts as the Mayo Beach Lighthouse. It was moved and rebuilt as the Point Montara Light station in 1928.

Ponce-de-Leon-Inlet-Light

Ponce de Leon Inlet Light

Ponce Inlet, Volusia County, Florida, 32127
Originally called Mosquito Inlet Light, the lighthouse at Ponce de Leon Inlet, at 175 feet in height, is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the one of the tallest in the United States.

Portland-Head-Light

Portland Head Light

Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, 04107
Portland Head Light stands 80 feet (24 m) above ground and 101 feet (31 m) above water, its white conical tower being connected with a dwelling. The DCB 224 airport style aerobeacon is visible for 24 nautical miles.

Top 10 Most Popular Lighthouses Landmarks

  1. Aloha Tower
  2. Absecon Light
  3. Cape Hatteras Light
  4. Barnegat Lighthouse
  5. Big Bay Point Light
  6. Portland Head Light
  7. Cape Charles Light
  8. Point Montara Light
  9. Ponce de Leon Inlet Light
  10. Cape Neddick Light

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