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Spermaceti Cove Lifesaving Station

 
 
Spermaceti Cove Lifesaving Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 15, 2022
1. Spermaceti Cove Lifesaving Station Marker
Inscription.  Originally located at Spermaceti Cove on Sandy Hook, this station was one of the first built in the U.S. The station contained apparatus for rescue of shipwreck survivors. The U.S. Lifesaving Service and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service merged in 1915 into the U.S. Coast Guard. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 40° 23.812′ N, 73° 59.161′ W. Marker is in Highlands, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Light House Road, 0.1 miles south of Twinlights Terrace, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Government Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spermaceti Cove Life Saving Station (here, next to this marker); Marconi at Twin Lights (a few steps from this marker); The Old North Tower (a few steps from this marker); Navesink Light Station (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Navesink Light Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Telegraph and Radar at Twin Lights (within shouting distance of this marker); From the Navesink Highlands
Spermaceti Cove Lifesaving Station image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 15, 2022
2. Spermaceti Cove Lifesaving Station
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Powerhouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2022, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jan. 27, 2023