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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.

Bowcraft Amusement Park

Bowcraft Amusement Park
Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, 07076
Bowcraft is a medium size family amusement park with a large selection of rides for children and teens.

Lakehurst Naval Air Weapons Center (Maxfield Field)

Lakehurst Naval Air Weapons Center (Maxfield Field)
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.

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.

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

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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. Atlantic City Boardwalk
  2. Lucy the Elephant
  3. New Jersey State House
  4. Absecon Light
  5. Barnegat Lighthouse
  6. Lakehurst Naval Air Weapons Center (Maxfield Field)
  7. Bowcraft Amusement Park
  8. Yale Harbor
  9. Woolworth Music Center
  10. Seaview Harbor

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