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Finn's Point Rear postcard face - click to enlarge

Finn's Point Rear postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Finn's Point Rear

State: NJ
Year established: 1877
Latitude: 39 deg 37 min 1 sec N
Longitude: 75 deg 32 min 2 sec W

Original construction:
existing 115-foot iron skeleton tower with central cylinder

automated in 1939; decommissioned in 1951 due to change in channel

property transferred to US. Fish & Wildlife Service; lighthouse refurbished in 1983 as part of Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

More information:
Office of the Light House Board, List of Lights and Fog Signals on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States, (Washington, DC: GPO, 1895), pp. 76-77