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Name: Passaic Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Newark, New Jersey, United States

Location: Newark Bay, mouth of the Passaic River.

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This lighthouse was torn down in the 1930s.

Height of Focal Plane: 48

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 11 nautical miles (1890)

Description of Tower: 1859: Square wooden tower attached to keeper's dwelling, on stone wharf.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1849

Date Deactivated: 1914

Optics: Sixth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: William Bonnell (1870-?), Anna Bonnell (assistant, 1970-?), Dennis MacCashin (?-1903), Eliza MacCashin (assistant, ?-1903, keeper 1903-1914)


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