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Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Lighthouse Avenue & 146th Street Intersection, Lighthouse Avenue & 146th St Intersection, Fenwick Island, DE
+1 302-436-8100
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A small bit of history

There is not much here, but please don't let that stop you from viewing a piece of history. This... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Kiff133
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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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Fenwick Lighthouse

Cute little lighthouse. Worth the visit if you are in the area, but don't make a special trip just... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
msc07840
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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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Lighthouse Avenue & 146th Street Intersection, Lighthouse Avenue & 146th St Intersection, Fenwick Island, DE
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

There is not much here, but please don't let that stop you from viewing a piece of history. This run by volunteers who do amazing work! Since is run by a volunteer organization you are not able to go up to the top; which is...More

Thank Kiff133
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Cute little lighthouse. Worth the visit if you are in the area, but don't make a special trip just for this one

Thank msc07840
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stayed in OC not too far away so only took a few minutes to get to. Glad that was the case, would have been disappointed if we went way out of our way. Don't get me wrong, it is cute but the location is...More

1  Thank LVPADad
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stopped here even though we went to Rehoboth area before the season started (early May). We could not go in, as it wasn't open yet, but recommend stopping as this is a historical landmark and very old. Great history - read the markers on...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

What a shame this landmark was not treated as a landmark. It is stuck out in a trailer park. Sad this wasn't respected.

Thank cebgel
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

If your driving by this lighthouse is a must see. It's only one block off of the main road that runs up through OCean City, Fenwick and on upward. The lighthouse is nestled into the edge of a trailer park and actually is pretty cute....More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The lighthouse itself is absolutely adorable . . . proud, tall, and majestic. What is less than ideal is the location . . . it's truly in the backyard of a trailer park. While that can be expected in shore points, it's quite unexpected next...More

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were on our way to North Carolina to visit family and we decided to take some detours this was a nice diversion and stayed nearby in DE take the time to visit and see the local sights and maybe even meet the local people...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place has amazing history. Love the old pictures of the light house from long ago. Its a great light house for kids to see for the first time too and learn the history of the light house.

Thank hotsauce82
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Not much to see, other than a historical marker which provides a brief understanding of the lighthouse's history.

Thank bchane
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
No, can only visit the small museum downstairs if the gate around the lighthouse is unlocked.
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