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Name: Stuyvesant Light  

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Also known as: Stuyversant Lighthouse

Also known as: Kinderhook Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Stuyvesant, New York, United States

Location: East side of the Hudson River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

The original 1829 lighthouse in this location was destroyed by ice. A new lighthouse was built in 1835. It was destroyed shortly after being decommissioned in 1933.

Height of Focal Plane: 42

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 11 nautical miles (1890).

Description of Tower: Red, square tower on the corner of a red dwelling on a granite pier; black lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1829

Date Deactivated: 1933

Current Use: Destroyed.


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