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Sandy Hook Lighthouse

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It's the oldest working lighthouse in the United States, built in 1764 by stonemason Isaac Conro. The lighthouse itself was never moved, but littoral drift, which is the movement of large portions of coastline sediment, caused its position to go further inland. At its inception the lighthouse was a mere 500 feet from the shoreline, but more than 250 years later, it is now 1.5 miles away. 95 steps takes you to the observation deck which gives you a 360 degree view. There is a gift shop and visitor center located in the lighthouse keeper's quarters. Daily hours are 9-5.