Navesink Light Station

Navesink Light Station (HMEXL)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.784', W 73° 59.154'

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Inscription
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.

From 1828 until 1949 the Twin Towers of Navesink served as a principal aid to navigation for vessels entering New York Harbor. This station tested several important lighthouse technologies and was the first to demonstrate commercial wireless telegraph in the United States.

2006

National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
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HM NumberHMEXL
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByNational Park Service, United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 8:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586061 N 4472248
Decimal Degrees40.39640000, -73.98590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.784', W 73° 59.154'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 47.04" N, 73° 59' 9.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24251 Light House Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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