31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City, NJ
July - Aug., Daily 10am-5pm & Thurs. 'til 8pm
Absecon is 171 feet tall, 26 feet in diameter at the bottom, 12 feet in diameter at the top.
It was authorized to be built in 1837, but was not completed and lit until 1857.
From Rt. 30: Rt. 30 turns into North Virginia Ave. Follow this to the intersection with Pacific Ave. Turn Left. Follow Pacific Ave. for about 1/2 mile. Lighthouse will be on your left.
From Atlantic City Expressway: Expressway turns into North Missouri Ave. Follow this to the intersection with Pacific Ave. Turn left. Follow Pacific Ave. for about 1 mile. Lighthouse will be on your left.
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