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Historic Sites in New Jersey

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Absecon Lighthouse
Absecon Lighthouse things to do on a rainy day in Atlantic City, NJ
Historic Site in Atlantic City, NJ USA

NJ's tallest lighthouse and the country's 3rd tallest New Jersey's tallest lighthouse awaits you at Pacific and Rhode Island Avenues in Atlantic City (walking distance from Showboat Casino).

Cooper Gristmill
Cooper Gristmill things to do on a rainy day in New Jersey
Historic Site in Chester, NJ USA

Restored Water Powered Mill Come visit your friendly local miller at the Cooper Gristmill! Located on 14 acres, the Mill was built in 1826 and is one of the few remaining restored water-powered mills in New Jersey. It is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Cranbury Inn Dinner Theatre (Riddlesbrood)
Cranbury Inn Dinner Theatre (Riddlesbrood)
Historic Site in Cranbury, NJ USA

A Historic Location in Cranbury Village NJ The Cranbury Inn performs dinner theater in their main room 10 months of the year. The shows are performed by .

Historic Speedwell
Historic Speedwell
Historic Site in Morristown, NJ USA

The Birthplace of the Telegraph Discover the ‘Birthplace of the Telegraph’ and experience life during the early years of the Industrial Revolution and at the dawn of the new era of communications.

World War II Lookout Tower Museum & Memorial
World War II Lookout Tower Museum & Memorial things to do on a rainy day in Jersey Shore, NJ
Historic Site in Cape May Point, NJ USA

Fire Control Tower No. 23, Fort Miles Fire Control Tower No. 23 is New Jersey’s last remaining restorable World War II tower, part of the immense Harbor Defense of the Delaware system known as Fort Miles.

Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May Lighthouse
Historic Site in Cape May Point, NJ USA
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Cape May Lighthouse at Cape May Point State Park The present tower was built in 1859 and is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey. It has always been an attention-getting landmark as well as an aid-to-navigation for mariners.

Old Barracks Museum
Old Barracks Museum
Historic Site in Trenton, NJ USA

Revolutionary War Museum The Old Barracks Museum was built in 1758 to house British soldiers during the French & Indian Wars.

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