New Jersey Historic Sites
11/1/2008
Learn more at these living history sites.
? Barnegat Lighthouse
Broadway Avenue and Third Street Barnegat Light, NJ 08006 (732) 494-4194 <www.longbeachisland.com/history.html>

Although its light no longer functions, the tower of this second-tallest US lighthouse is floodlit at night and attracts thousands of visitors every summer. After building the tower in 1857, Gen. George G. Meade later led Union forces in the Battle of Gettysburg.

? Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road Hamilton, NJ 08619 (609) 586-0616 <www.groundsforsculpture.org>

This 35-acre museum inventively incorporates historical structures from the site's past as the New Jersey State Fairgrounds. Gardens provide a backdrop for modern works in media such as bronze, wood, stone and steel.