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HUDSON-ATHENS (HUDSON CITY) LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: MIDDLE GROUND FLATS / HUDSON RIVER
Nearest City: HUDSON CITY
County: COLUMBIA
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1874


Hudson-Athens (Hudson Ciyt) Light
Photo courtesy of Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1874
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1949
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: DRESSED STONE/BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: RED BRICK W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 30
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1926
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 46
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FIFTH ORDER LENS AT MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1874
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: SECOND EMPIRE
  • Construction Materials: DRESSED STONE / BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD / HUDSON-ATHENS LIGHTHOUSE PRESERVATION COMMITTEE, INC.

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #79003796
Name of Listing: HUDSON/ATHENS LIGHTHOUSE (HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES TR)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, NY-6286

Miscellaneous:
SIMILAR TO STEPPING STONES LIGHT



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