On Monday, January 15, the Absecon Lighthouse will be celebrating its 161st Birthday.
The celebration starts at 11 am and ends at 3:30 pm.
Absecon Lighthouse Birthday Celebration Events
- Free climbs of the lighthouse will be available from 11AM – 3:30 PM on Monday, January 15
- 1:00 pm the celebration continues with free birthday cake from The Bake Works in Northfield.
- To honor “Abby’s” birthday, Atlantic City students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to submit poems, paintings, photographs, and drawings in the annual “Abby & the Arts” contest. Cash prize winners will be announced at 1:00 p.m. Entry forms and details are available here.
The Absecon Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey and the third tallest in the country. It was first lit in 1857.
The Absecon Lighthouse is located at 31 S Rhode Island Avenue in Atlantic City.