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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.

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Boardwalk
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey
At a combined length of approximately 5.75 miles (9.25 kilometers), the Atlantic City / Ventnor boardwalk is currently the longest boardwalk in the world. Strolling the boardwalk will take you past famous hotels, casinos and streets.

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.

Bellevue Avenue Colored School

Bellevue Avenue Colored School
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08618
Bellevue Avenue Colored School is located in Trenton, New Jersey. The building was built in 1883 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08608
First Presbyterian Church is a historic church in Trenton, New Jersey. The church's first congregation got together in 1712 and their first church was built in 1726.

Grammy Museum Experience

Grammy Museum Experience
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
The Grammy Museum Experience is an interactive, experiential museum devoted to the history and winners of the Grammy Awards which opened at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on October 20, 2017.

Italian Peoples Bakery

Italian Peoples Bakery
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08611
Italian Peoples Bakery is a bakery and delicatessen founded in 1936 and located in the Chambersburg neighborhood of Trenton, New Jersey. The bakery expanded to wholesale distribution of products and now serves parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Jewish Museum of New Jersey

Jewish Museum of New Jersey
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07104
The Jewish Museum of New Jersey, at Ahavas Sholom, is in Newark, New Jersey. The Museum was founded in 2003 and the museum's inaugural opening was in 2007.

Lower Trenton Bridge

Lower Trenton Bridge
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey
The Lower Trenton Toll Supported Bridge, commonly called the Lower Free Bridge, Warren Street Bridge or Trenton Makes Bridge, is a two-lane Pennsylvania (Petit) through truss bridge over the Delaware River between Trenton, NJ and Morrisville, PA.

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy the Elephant
Margate, New Jersey
Lucy was in such bad shape in the 1960's that she was scheduled for demolition, but the "Save Lucy" campaign raised enough money to have her restored and moved to her present location. She became a National Historic Landmark in 1976.

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Monmouth Battlefield State Park
Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Monmouth Battlefield State Park is a 1,818-acre (7.36 km2) New Jersey state park located on the border of Manalapan and Freehold Township.

Montclair Art Museum

Montclair Art Museum
Montclair, Orange County, New Jersey, 07042
Since it opened in 1914 as the first museum in New Jersey that granted access to the public and the first dedicated solely to art, it has been privately funded.

National Newark Building

National Newark Building
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
The National Newark Building is a neo-classical office skyscraper in Newark, New Jersey. It has been the tallest building in Newark since 1931 and was tallest in New Jersey until 1989.

Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst

Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst
Lakehurst, New Jersey
Navy Lakehurst, as it is collectively known, occupies 7412 acres in the million-acre Pinelands National Reserve in central New Jersey. It is also the site of the infamous 1937 crash of the Hindenburg.

New Jersey Historical Society

New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
The New Jersey Historical Society is a historical society and museum located in Newark, New Jersey. The Historical Society is housed in the former headquarters of the Essex Club.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States.

New Jersey State House

New Jersey State House
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08608
This is the second oldest state house in continuous legislative use in the United States. Unlike most capitols in the U.S., the building is shaped like a sideways H, with a golden dome over the cross-bar of the H.

New Jersey State Museum

New Jersey State Museum
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08625
The New Jersey State Museum is in Trenton, New Jersey, overlooking the Delaware River, and serves a broad region between New York and Philadelphia.

Newark Symphony Hall

Newark Symphony Hall
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
Newark Symphony Hall is a performing arts center located in Newark, New Jersey. Built in 1925, it was known for many years as The Mosque Theater, and is the former home of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey State Opera and the New Jersey Ballet

Old Barracks Museum

Old Barracks Museum
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08608
The Old Barracks Museum is a historic building in Trenton, New Jersey. It is the only remaining colonial barracks in the state and is now used as a history museum.

Old Eagle Tavern

Old Eagle Tavern
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08611
The Old Eagle Tavern (historically known as the Eagle Tavern) is a historic building in Trenton, New Jersey. The building was built in 1765 by Robert Waln.

Princeton Battlefield

Princeton Battlefield
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton Battlefield is where American and British troops fought each other on January 3, 1777 in the Battle of Princeton during the American Revolutionary War.

Prudential Center

Prudential Center
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
Prudential Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the central business district of Newark, New Jersey.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07104
The Archdiocese of Newark is an archdiocese of the Catholic Church in northeastern New Jersey. Its ecclesiastic territory includes all of the Catholic parishes and schools in the New Jersey counties of Bergen, Union, Hudson and Essex.

St. Michael's Church

St. Michael's Church
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08608
Established in 1703, St. Michael's Church in downtown Trenton, New Jersey is a founding parish of the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey. Its present building was built in 1747–1748 and was renovated in 1810 and 1847–1848.

The Newark Museum of Art

The Newark Museum of Art
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
The Newark Museum of Art in Newark, New Jersey, is the state's largest museum. It holds major collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world.

Trenton Battle Monument

Trenton Battle Monument
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, 08618
The Trenton Battle Monument is a massive column-type structure in Trenton, New Jersey. It commemorates the December 26, 1776, Battle of Trenton, a pivotal victory for the Continental forces during the American Revolutionary War.

Weequahic Park

Weequahic Park
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07114
Weequahic Park is a park located in the south ward of Newark, New Jersey. Weequahic Park has the largest lake in Essex County. The park is 311.33 acres including the 80-acre lake.

Willowwood Arboretum

Willowwood Arboretum
Chester, New Jersey
Willowwood Arboretum, 130 acres (53 ha), is an arboretum and public park. It is part of the Morris County Park System and is open to the public daily.

New Jersey

New Jersey State Flag
Postal Code: NJ
Capital City: Trenton
Became a State: December 18, 1787
Population: 8,958,013*
Area: 8,722.58 miles2 (22,591.50 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular New Jersey Landmarks

  1. Lucy the Elephant
  2. Princeton Battlefield
  3. Atlantic City Boardwalk
  4. Absecon Light
  5. New Jersey State House
  6. Barnegat Lighthouse
  7. Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst
  8. Monmouth Battlefield State Park
  9. Montclair Art Museum
  10. Willowwood Arboretum

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