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Stuyvesant Light

Stuyvesant Light
Location Stuyvesant, New York
Coordinates 42°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 constructed 1829
Year first lit 1868
Deactivated 1933
Foundation Granite pier
Construction Square tower in sw angle of dwelling
Markings / pattern Red
Height 32ft (10m)
Focal height 42 ft (13 m)
Original lens Sixth Order Fresnel lens
Range 11nm
Characteristic Fixed Red
Fog signal none
ARLHS number USA-824
USCG number 338 in 1893 Light list

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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.

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