On the National and State Register of Historic Places
2018 Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse hosted the Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey the weekend of October 20th & 21st, 2018. Over 1,600 visitors from several states and a family from New Zealand, enjoyed the opportunity to visit the Tinicum Rear Range Light House in Paulsboro, NJ. This was the 19th Challenge and we look forward to hosting again next year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey. More information, pictures and a video may be found on Facebook at the Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse page.
2017 LIGHTHOUSE CHALLENGE OF NJ
Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse hosted The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey weekend on Saturday and Sunday, October 20th & 21st, 2017. Over 1652 visitors from 15 states and 2 Canadian provinces enjoyed the opportunity to visit the Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse in Paulsboro, NJ. Most spent the weekend touring the state visiting each lighthouse. More information and pictures may be found on Facebook at Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse page.
2016 Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
2015 Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
Win this handmade Lighthouse Challenge 15th Anniversary Quilt made with the official Challenge t-shirts from each of the past 15 years. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at select lighthouses (check the website to see which have raffle tickets for sale) or buy online at www.lighthousechallengenj.org.
The Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse hosted a very successful:
CAR CRUISE, CONCERT & BARBEQUE
The 2014 Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
The 2013 Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
Challenge Night Climb October 19,2013.
Philadelphis Skyline From The Top of Tinicum
Over 100 visitors took advantage of the night climb on Saturday, October 19, 2013 to see a spectacular view of the Philadelphia Skyline. Photos to the left give an example of the experience.
Philadelphia Skyline From The Top of Tinicum
The Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse hosted a very successful:
CONCERT & CAR CRUISE
Saturday August 24, 2013
The Lighthouse was Open 5PM - 9PM
and enjoyed by many
The Concert by Jim Six, Singer, Songwriter
was terrific in the perfect weather
The Cruise was Hosted by New Jersey
Region Vintage Chevrolet
Club of America
of New Jersey
October 20-21, 2012
2011 Lighthouse Challenge of NJ
A SUCCESSFUL “LIGHTHOUSE CHALLENGE OF NEW JERSEY” OCCURED ON OCTOBER 16 & 17, 2010
The New Jersey Lighthouses and select affiliated museums hosted the “Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey” weekend on October 16 & 17, 2010.Visitors enjoyed the opportunity to tour the state and visit each lighthouse over the weekend, which helped raise funds for continued lighthouse preservation. Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse volunteers greeted over 1100 visitors who came to our unique lighthouse.
Tri-fold souvenir pamphlets were available for purchase for $1.00. As each lighthouse was visited the tri-fold souvenir was stamped as proof of each visit. This was the souvenir to commemorate participation in the event. The lighthouses were pleased with the large number of visitors who took advantage of this special weekend to financially support and preserve the maritime history of our state.
Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Friday, December 11, 2009
The 2009 Holiday Open House was held on Friday, December 11 from 5 PM to 8 PM at the lighthouse. Holiday musical selections were enjoyed by all who visited and some children enthusiastically participated in sing alongs. Santa visited and was a hit with children and adults alike. Hot chocolate and cookies were enjoyed by all.
10th Annual NEW JERSEY LIGHTHOUSE CHALLENGE at Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse October 17 & 18, 2009
The tenth annual New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge was held on October 17 & 18 in chilly, wet and windy weather. In spite of the dampness we hosted over 1,500 enthusiastic challenge participants.Participants came from many states in the US and even some from Canada and Great Britain!Sales of Tinicum Lighthouse merchandise was slower than usual but was still encouraging as well as the overall donations.We were one of the lighthouses chosen to be open for nighttime climbing on Saturday night based on the spectacular view afforded to those willing to climb.We heard over and over again that Tinicum Lighthouse was the best or one of the best views on the entire “Challenge” circuit.Many of those making the climb stated that they never expected the view to be as good as it was.It was very gratifying to hear so many good comments.Of course we have known it all along.
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Girl Scout Troop visits Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse
Girl Scouts from GSCSNJ Troop 62072 visited the Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse on April 18, 2009. The girls and their troop leader and their family members climbed the lighthouse to view the Delaware River and the Philadelphia skyline.
AAA Magazine Features Tinicum Lighthouse on the Cover
The South Jersey AAA featured the Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse on the cover of their membership publication’s Sept. / Oct. 2008 issue just prior to the 2008 Lighthouse Challenge. Many of our Challenge visitors commented how nice the article was.
AAA also made the Lighthouse one of the stops on their Road Rally during Sunday, Oct 19th, the second day of the Lighthouse Challenge!
US LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY GROUP VISITS TINICUM TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008
The US Lighthouse Society began their week long tour of New Jersey, Delaware Bay, and New York Harbor lighthouses with Tinicum being their first stop. The group of about 40 from all over the country arrived at Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse early Tuesday morning, May 13, 2008. The group was met by members of the Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse Society who provided refreshments and conducted tours of the historic lighthouse. Most members of the group made the climb to the top of the lighthouse and enjoyed the spectacular view of the Philadelphia skyline and Delaware River. Many on the tour remarked how surprised they were at the view and were very glad that Tinicum was one of the lighthouses on the tour. TRRLHS President Marc Kamp and other board members took the opportunity to greet the tour group at their arrival dinner Monday evening in Philadelphia.
US Lighthouse Group arrives at Tinicum
US Lighthouse Group assembled in front of Tinicum
Members of the Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse Society greet the members of the US Lighthouse Society at their arrival dinner Monday night