A Presentation on Lighthouses by the New Jersey Lighthouse Society
The goals and mission of the NJ Lighthouse Society include:
- Assist in restoration and preservation of American lighthouses
- Raise public consciousness of NJ lighthouse structures
- Educate public about historical link to maritime past
- Continue to research the history of lighthouses and related navigational aids
Content: This presentation will include a discussion of lighthouse history, structure, and characteristics. Topics include lighthouse keepers, governance, purpose, and how weather affects lighthouses. Historical facts about New Jersey lighthouses and keepers who were women will be highlighted.
Speakers: Marilyn Dunning and Alan Jacobson are volunteer presenters for the Society. They have been sailors for many years on the Chesapeake Bay, in the Virgin Islands, and in New England. They take tours throughout the United States and Canada to visit lighthouses on land and on the water.
Date: Friday, November 18th
Where: Buckalew’s Bar & Restaurant at Centre St. and Bay Avenue
Time: Complimentary Buffet provided from 6 to 7 pm in the Presentation Room
Happy Hour drink prices available at the bar from 4 to 7 pm
Presentation begins at 7 pm in the Presentation Room following the buffet
Required of all attendees! Museum members given priority status
Call the museum at 609-492-0202 or e-mail us at info@NJMaritimeMuseum.org