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SAUGERTIES LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: HUDSON RIVER AT ESOPUS CREEK
Nearest City: SAUGERTIES
County: ULSTER
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1836



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1869
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: 1954-1990
  • Automated: 1954
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE BLOCK CRIB
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 46
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1869
  • Present Optic: SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1990
  • Height of Focal Plane: 42
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Year Constructed: 1910
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL (INACTIVE)
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1869
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: ITALIANATE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures: CISTERN, BOATHOUSE

Current Use: MUSEUM/BED & BREAKFAST

Owner/Manager: SAUGERTIES LIGHTHOUSE CONSERVANCY W/USCG ACCESS TO OPTIC

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

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #79001642
Name of Listing: SAUGERTIES LIGHTHOUSE (HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1977

Miscellaneous:
MODERN TOWER REMOVED 1985; OLD TOWER RELIT 1990



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