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Absecon Light

31 S Rhode Island Avenue
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, 08401

Absecon Light
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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.

The lighthouse was designed by George Meade, who is best known for defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.

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