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Dedicated to fishermen lost at sea,1988 He hushed the storm to a gentle breezeand the billows of the seas were stilled.
This property has beenplaced on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
This structure was built in 1893 to house the kerosene used to power the light. Until 1893, the Lighthouse's oil was stored in the vestibule house at the entrance to the tower. Moving it to a separate building reduced the risk of fire in the tower…
Primary seacoast lights were located to warn mariners of their proximity to land, the presence of navigational dangers, and to help set their course. By 1852, however, lighthouses and lightships often looked so much alike that it was difficult to …
This WWII bunker served as a gun emplacement and the round turrets on either side held 6-inch guns. The horseshoe-shaped structures, which can be seen out in front at low tide, are Panama mounts. They were built in 1941, prior to the construction …
June 29, 1776A memorial to the seamen and officersof theBrigantine Nancy
Ship's BellfromS. S. Cape MapBuilt 1943 ?    ?? ? ? ?? ? Retired 1969Length 417'9" ? ? Beam 60'Draft 27'6" ? ? Crew 49Presented to the city by U. S. Maritime Administration in 1974Served in European war zone in World War IILater served …
Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania May 16, 1830. Moved to Cape May (then Cape Island) in 1848 as carpenter and builder. In 1861 one of first enlisted from Cape May and assigned as 2nd Lt. of Special Guard at the capitol in Washington. Commissioned 2n…
Welcome to theCape May LighthouseFor some 180 years, a lighthouse beacon has stood here at the southern tip of New Jersey, guarding the entrance to Delaware Bay. The present tower was constructed in 1859. Standing 157½ feet tall, it is the th…