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Twin Lights

Twin Lights, Highlands

For over two centuries, the Highlands of Monmouth County have served as a natural site for a lighthouse. The present towers, 250 feet above the Sandy Hook Bay,on the highest point along the coast, were constructed in 1862.Twin Lights of the Navesink is a brownstone double lighthouse. Though decommissioned in 1952, local organizations had a 500-watt blinker light installed (in 1962) as a reminder of the Light's heritage, maintained by the State Division of Parks and Forestry. The new exhibit installation centers around the history of the Twin Lights and the U.S. Life-Saving Service.

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