Hereford Inlet Lightouse

Hereford Inlet Lightouse (HM28CV)

Location: North Wildwood, NJ 08260 Cape May County
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N 39° 0.411', W 74° 47.498'

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Borough of Anglesea 1885-1906

Work was completed in the spring of 1874 at this site, the original location of the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. The fourth-order Fresnel Lens in the tower was illuminated for the first time on May 11, 1874. Erosion on the south side of the Inlet, due to repeated coastal storms, caused the foundation to be severely damaged, and the Lighthouse was moved 150 feet west in September 1913 to its current location.

City of North Wildwood, New Jersey
HM NumberHM28CV
Year Placed2018
Placed ByCity of North Wildwood, NJ
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 518041 N 4317557
Decimal Degrees39.00685000, -74.79163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.411', W 74° 47.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 24.66" N, 74° 47' 29.88" W
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Area Code(s)201, 609
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 E 1st Ave, North Wildwood NJ 08260, US
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