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Name: Waackaack Rear Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Keansburg, New Jersey, United States

Location: Raritan Bay.


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Photo: Dave Collinge

Notes:
The keeper's house from this station still stands and is privately owned.

Description of Tower: 1856: 96-foot tower. c. 1860s: 68-foot iron tower; 1894: Cast iron, square pyramidal skeletal tower with central cylinder, that was originally on display at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1856

Date Deactivated: 1955

Current Use: 1955 - sold for scrap

Keepers: William Murray (1922-1930)

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