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Batsto Village New Jersey

Batsto Village New Jersey

Batsto Village is an historic community located in Washington Township Burlington County, New Jersey, USA. Batsto Village is a very interesting place, and there is much to see. In 1766, Charles Read, a well-known ironmaster, built the Batsto Iron Works along the Batsto River. George Washington purchased four monogrammed firebacks that were made at Batsto Iron Works. Read More

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

The Sandy Hook Lighthouse, is the oldest working lighthouse in the United States. It was designed and built on June 11, 1764 by Isaac Conro. The lighthouse is located about one and a half statute miles inland from the tip of Sandy Hook, New Jersey.   Read More

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. Read More

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