During our warm snap last week, we took a drive to the
It was such a wonderful ride and a really beautiful spot to walk around,
enjoy the park like area and take pictures.
Situated 200 feet above sea level atop the Navesink Highlands,
Twin Lights has stood as a sentinel over the treacherous coastal waters of
Northern New Jersey since 1828.
Named Navesink Lightstation, it became known as the
Twin Lights of Highland
to those who used it's mighty beacons to navigate.
As the primary seacoast light for the New York Harbor,
it was the best and brightest light on the Atlantic Coast for generations of seafarers.
cost $ 74,000.00 and replaced the earlier buildings that had fallen into disrepair.
This is an "out of service" lens on display separately on the property.
The lens resembles glass beehives and consists of a series of prisms that surround a central light source.
- so shine a light and guide me home -