Absecon Lighthouse on Rhode Island Ave. in the Atlantic City inlet area.

ATLANTIC CITY – Absecon Lighthouse was first lit on Jan. 15, 1857. In honor of Absecon Lighthouse’s 163rd birthday, we are offering free climbs 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 18.

Donations in honor of this historic Atlantic City icon are welcome and the gift shop will be open.

Absecon Lighthouse is a state-owned historic property administered by the non-profit
Inlet Public/Private Association. Located at 31 S. Rhode Island Ave. in Atlantic
City, it is open to visitors Thursdays through Mondays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Absecon
Lighthouse received a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical
Commission, a division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State.

For more information about Absecon Lighthouse and its programs call 609-449-1360 or see www.abseconlighthouse.org.

Categories: Atlantic City

Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.