Barnegat Light in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade
During the Civil War he commanded
the Army of the Potomac, from
Gettysburg to Appomattox (1863 – 1865)
under Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant.
[ Upper Marker: ]
portrait in bronze
the creator of
by Boris Blai
Erected by Civil War Round Table of Northern N.J.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 39° 45.856′ N, 74° 6.364′ W. Marker is in Barnegat Light, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker can be reached from Broadway, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Lighhouse in the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnegat Light NJ 08006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barnegat Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); Vigilant Guardian (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Merchant Marine WW II MemorialOld Salty Survivors (within shouting distance of this marker); Maritime Forest Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maritime Sentinels (about 300 feet away); Massacre at Long Beach (about 400 feet away); How Much Water Flows Through Barnegat Inlet (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnegat Light.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,128 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.