Text telephone users: call NJ Relay Services at (800) 852-7899.Absecon Lighthouse 31 South Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 449-1360 New Jersey's tallest lighthouse and the country's third tallest masonry lighthouse.
A panoramic view of Island Beach, Barnegat Bay and Long Beach Island awaits visitors to the top of the lighthouse This Pine Barrens village is composed of 33 historic buildings and structures including the Batsto Mansion, gristmill, sawmill, general store, workers' homes and post office.
Batsto Village was a former bog iron and glassmaking industrial center from 1766 to 1867 and currently reflects the agricultural and commercial enterprises that existed here during the late 19th century.
Built by Thomas Clarke in 1772, the house is located on Princeton Battlefield and was the scene of heavy fighting during the Battle of Princeton.
General Hugh Mercer was mortally wounded nearby and was carried to the Clarke House, where he died nine days after the battle.
Built about 1750, Boxwood Hall became the residence of Elias Boudinot, president of the Continental Congress that ratified the Peace Treaty with Great Britain.
George Washington visited his friend Boudinot in 1789 on his way to New York for his first inauguration.In 1837, Grover Cleveland was born in this house while his father, the Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland, was the minister to the First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell.Most of the first floor rooms portray the house as it was in 1837.Whether it's a Revolutionary War battlefield, a lighthouse, a village reminiscent of times long past, or the home of a president, poet or industrial pioneer, there is something for everyone to experience and enjoy at New Jersey's State-Owned Historic Sites.Come and explore these fascinating and significant historic resources that span the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.Fort Mott, Fort Mott State Park 454 Fort Mott Road Pennsville, NJ 08070 (856) 935-3218 Fort Mott was part of a coastal defense system designed for the Delaware River in the late 1800's.