Absecon Lighthouse Turns 156 Years Young — Celebrate Jan. 13-15



Absecon_Lighthouse_2_by_Dracoart_StockATLANTIC CITY- Absecon Lighthouse, New Jersey’s tallest, will host a Birthday Celebration to honor the 156th birthday of the Lighthouse beginning Sunday, Jan. 13. Using “Abby” as inspiration, Atlantic City students have submitted poems, paintings, photographs, and drawings.  Cash prizewinners will be announced at 1 pm. and kids can climb free all day, 11am to 3:30pm.  The celebration continues Monday, Jan. 14 with “Buy One Get One” admissions all day.

Then, Tuesday, Jan. 15 is the actual birthday with FREE climbs for all and birthday cake from The Bake Works in Northfield following the annual Happy Birthday sing-along.  If you truly want to “DO AC,” then don’t miss this opportunity to experience a 360-degree view of Atlantic City’s sparkling skyline, and wish a Happy Birthday to Atlantic City’s oldest historic structure, as well as the country’s third tallest lighthouse.

The Absecon Lighthouse is located at 31 South Rhode Island Avenue in Atlantic City. It is open to visitors Thursdays through Mondays, 11am to 4pm. For more information about Absecon Lighthouse and its programs call (609) 449-1360 or visit its Web site at abseconlighthouse.org

— Christina Rodriguez

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