Cape May in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May Lighthouse
You may begin your Lighthouse visit at the Oil House, which contains an Orientation Exhibit and the Lighthouse Museum Shop.
Location. 38° 55.986′ N, 74° 57.613′ W. Marker is in Cape May, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on Lincoln Avenue. Touch for map. Located next to the Cape May Lighthouse State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 Lincoln Avenue, Cape May NJ 08204, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. All Shapes, Sizes and Materials (here, next to this marker); Lighthouse Keepers' Homes & Gardens (here, next to this marker); Oil House (a few steps from this marker); Fragile Flyers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swarms of Dragonflies (about 400 feet away); Flipper and Friends (about 500 feet away); Shorebirds Galore (about 600 feet away); Ridges, Rivers and Coastlines (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape May.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Cape May Lighthouse
Also see . . . Cape May Lighthouse. Lighthouse Friends site. Includes photos of the first order Fresnel lens from the lighthouse. (Submitted on April 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Cape May World War II Defenses
The battery pictured was part of an chain of installations that protected the Delaware River approaches during World War II. The battery contained two six-inch guns and two 90mm anti-aircraft guns. These weapons linked with those of Fort Miles across the estuary in Delaware, armed with two massive sixteen-inch guns and two twelve-inch guns.
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,418 times since then. Last updated on March 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on April 6, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 2. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on August 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 6, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.