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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

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Address: 1st and Central Aves., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone Number: 609 522 4520
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lighthouse

Beautiful view, nice tour , learned about lighthouse, great sitting area with well maintained grounds

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Beautiful view, nice tour , learned about lighthouse, great sitting area with well maintained grounds

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Westwood, New Jersey
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Very cute lighthouse and garden! The gift shop has some fun knick knacks and oftentimes has discounted shirts in the back. I always make sure to stop here every summer. Beautiful walkway behind the lighthouse!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a great place for the family to relax and learn a bit about this seaside piece of history. The gardens are a shady place to roam or catch a breather and the lighthouse attendants are knowledgeable. Take a stop by after walking the sea wall.

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Norristown
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I always come here to walk through the well- kept gardens. I wish that they could find a way to keep water in the bird baths. This borders the bay so it gets a variety of migrants. While I was there, I watched a yellow-rumped warbler and a white-breasted nuthatch go into the empty bath. I haven't been inside for... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Small, quant piece of history. Original photos displayed as small museum. Person available to give you a little piece of history on the tour. The Garden is lovely in the summertime.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My hubby is a lighthouse enthusiast and I love the gardens. The grounds are so peaceful and relaxing. If I lived closer I would come here all the tiem.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This lighthouse is small and of a Victorian era design (also referred to as Swiss Carpenter Gothic and also Stick Style). It is not the typical, tall cylindrical lighthouse, such as Absecon or Cape May lighthouses. It is a residential style, which means it combines both the keepers house and the light tower in one structure. It is also a... More 

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Cinnaminson
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a good place to visit if you cannot go to the beach. Very interesting place to see. Fun seeing the old photos

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Stratford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

History jumps out at you. They try to keep the place like it was a hundred years ago. The grounds look it something from an history book. You can just imagine being out to sea on a dark foggy night and seeing the beacon to guide you safely.,

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Quaint lighthouse with a nice family story behind it. The grounds were beautiful well kept flower beds, plants, paths, trees, arches and a gazebos. Butterflies everywhere. If you want to tour the lighthouse it's $5.

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