Digest>Archives> March 2003

Sandy Hook Lighthouse For Sale


You can see an enlarged version of this picture by clicking here.
>> Click to enlarge <<
Sandy Hook Lighthouse, NJ.
Photo by: Bryan Sohayda

Okay, so the real Sandy Hook Lighthouse is not for sale, but a new video will bring the lighthouse to your home. Sandy Hook Lighthouse: A Journey Through Time about the history of Sandy Hook Lighthouse is now available.

The video was originally produced by the National Park Service as part of an $800,000 restoration project funded by Congress in 1998.

First lit on January 11, 1764, the Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest standing lighthouse tower in the United States. The staircase with 95 steps leads to the lantern room where the third order Fresnel lens can be viewed.

The 10-minute video can be purchased by contacting the Sandy Hook Visitors Center at 732-872-5970 or writing to Eastern National, Gateway NRA, Sandy Hook, P. O. Box 530, Fort Hancock, NJ 07732. Cost of the video is $9.95 plus $3.50 shipping for a total of $13.45.

This story appeared in the March 2003 edition of Lighthouse Digest Magazine. The print edition contains more stories than our internet edition, and each story generally contains more photographs - often many more - in the print edition. For subscription information about the print edition, click here.

All contents copyright © 1995-2023 by Lighthouse Digest®, Inc. No story, photograph, or any other item on this website may be reprinted or reproduced without the express permission of Lighthouse Digest. For contact information, click here.

to Lighthouse Digest

USLHS Marker Fund

Lighthouse History
Research Institute

Shop Online

Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2023   Lighthouse Facts     Lighthouse History