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was a stonemason from New York City
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He is best remembered today for having built New Jersey
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's Sandy Hook Lighthouse
__notoc__The Sandy Hook Lighthouse, located about one and a half statute miles inland from the tip of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, is the oldest working lighthouse in the United States. It was designed and built in 1764 by Isaac Conro...
in 1764, a structure whose principal task has been from the outset to guide ships into New York Harbor. Today it is the oldest standing navigational aid of any kind in the United States. Several later towers were based upon Conro's design, although he had no hand in their construction. His work was so solid that an 1852 Congressional inquiry determined Sandy Hook one of the three best-built lighthouses in the country.
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