Barnegat Light Public School

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Barnegat Light Public School
Barnegat Light Schoolhouse Museum.jpg
Barnegat Light Public School is located in Ocean County, New Jersey
Barnegat Light Public School
Location 501 Central Avenue, Barnegat Light, New Jersey
Coordinates 39°45′35.9″N 74°6′18.9″W / 39.759972°N 74.105250°W / 39.759972; -74.105250Coordinates: 39°45′35.9″N 74°6′18.9″W / 39.759972°N 74.105250°W / 39.759972; -74.105250
Area less than one acre
Built 1904
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 76001178[1]
Added to NRHP June 07, 1976

The Barnegat Light Public School was the one-room schoolhouse for the borough of Barnegat Light, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, from 1903 until June 15, 1951. It became the Barnegat Light Historical Society Museum in 1954.[2][3]

Among other things, the museum houses the first degree Fresnel lens from Barnegat Lighthouse.

The schoolhouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Barnegat Light Historical Society Museum". Barnegat Light Historical Society. Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "About the Museum". Barnegat Light Historical Society. Retrieved 5 January 2010. 

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