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Sandy Hook Lighthouse


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America's oldest operating lighthouse is on the grounds of Fort Hancock in the Sandy Hook Unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area. Open weekends April-November.


Hours: Open all year
Address: Park entrance off Rt. 36
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Fort Hancock

Located in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area near the tip of the Sandy Hook peninsula overlooking the entrance to New York Harbor, this fort played a key role in harbor defense and navigation since 1764 when the Sandy Hook Lighthouse (the oldest operating lighthouse in America)

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Sandy Hook Visitor Center

Located in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. Exhibits and information on the Peninsula'

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