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TARRYTOWN (KINGSLAND POINT) LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: HUDSON RIVER SOUTH OF KINGSLAND
Nearest City: SLEEPY HOLLOW
County: WESTCHESTER
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1883


Tarrytown (Kingsland Point) Light
Photo courtesy Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1883
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1961
  • Automated: 1957
  • Foundation Materials: STONE PIER/CAST IRON CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK TRIM & RED BASE
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1883
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 56
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1883
  • Number of Stories: 4
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: COUNTY PARK

Owner/Manager: COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site: Link

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #79001649
Name of Listing: TARRYTOWN LIGHTHOUSE (HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
CONSTRUCTION OF TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE MADE LIGHT OBSOLETE



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