Stuyvesant Light

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Stuyvesant Light
Stuyvesant Light NY.jpg
Stuyvesant Light is located in New York
Stuyvesant Light
LocationStuyvesant, New York
Coordinates42°24′42″N 73°46′42″W / 42.41167°N 73.77833°W / 42.41167; -73.77833Coordinates: 42°24′42″N 73°46′42″W / 42.41167°N 73.77833°W / 42.41167; -73.77833
Year first constructed1829
Year first lit1868
FoundationGranite pier
ConstructionSquare tower in sw angle of dwelling
Markings / patternRed
Tower height32 feet (9.8 m)
Focal height42 feet (13 m)
Original lensSixth Order Fresnel lens
Range11 nautical miles (20 km; 13 mi)
CharacteristicFixed Red
Fog signalnone
ARLHS numberUSA-824
USCG number[1] [2]

Stuyvesant Light was also known as Kinderhook Light.

In 1835, the lightkeeper was John Carroll, born in New York and paid $300 for the year.


  1. ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: New York". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. Archived from the original on 2017-05-01.
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the United States: Downstate New York". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.