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Absecon Lighthouse

Absecon Lighthouse

Atlantic City, New Jersey
08401 USA

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Atlantic City, NJ is home to one of the most haunted places the state, Absecon Lighthouse Come explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys. 


The Absecon Lighthouse was built as a response to a shipwreck that killed 311 people in 1854 and was first lit in 1857. It is 171 feet tall and has a total of 240 stairs. It continued functioning as a lighthouse until 1933, and now stands restored with the lens still being lit every evening.

The Abescon Lighthouse has had reports of apparitions and other paranormal activity since 1905 when a keeper saw the Jersey Devil at the top of the tower. Other witnesses have reported apparitions, the aromas of pipe and cigar smoke, disembodied laughter, footsteps in the tower and the tower door opening and closing on its own and dimes are said to appear in odd places.
This property was featured on an episode of Ghost Hunters.

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Date added: Jan/24/2017 | Last time updated: Jun/11/2021

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