A look at Long Beach Island, New Jersey

Old Coast Guard Station, Barnegat Light, NJ


The old Coast Guard Station in Barnegat Light has been acquired  by the Borough of Barnegat Light and is now the Borough Hall.

The Old Coast Guard Station in Barnegat Light - Now the Borough Hall
Circa 2005

The Photo below was taken before the Borough acquired the building and shows it in need of some repair.  The Barnegat Light Coast Guard Station was established in 1855. Prior to the establishment of the Coast Guard, Lifesaving Station such as the Harvey Cedars Life Saving Station  and the Life Saving Station at  Holgate provided rescue services. 

An example of a Motor Lifeboat/ cutter that was in use through most of the Post WWII years exists at the Tuckerton Seaport. 

The old Coast Guard Station in Barnegat LIght Circa 2005
Circa 2005

A Google street view of the station as it appears now. You can scroll the image for a dynamic view.

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