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Yuck Finn: repair or replace?

Last month, we confronted a dilemma. The wooden utility barge used for ferrying supplies to the Lighthouse was in critical condition. Do we repair it, or buy another boat to replace it? Get the whole story at Saugerties Times.

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Lighthouse Unplugged

The lighthouse occupants renewed their appreciation for print media last month after the dredging operation knocked out the underwater telephone line, cutting off phone and Internet for several weeks. Read more at Saugerties Times.

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Saugerties Harbor: Past and Present

Serving as a small harbor, the mouth of the Esopus Creek forms a natural navigation channel sheltered by a sedimentary delta. These natural features of the waterfront shaped the development of Saugerties, which in turn, reshaped the shoreline. Learn more at Saugerties Times.

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Harmonious architecture

The Saugerties Lighthouse is one of the few intact examples of a lighthouse design that was once common in the region, fashioned from the particulars of a locality. Read more at Saugerties Times.

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Music line-up for 2014 Between the Tides

The Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy is pleased to announce the following local players who will be performing at the Lighthouse on the afternoon of Sunday, August 17th (not necessarily in the order of appearance): Abby & Rosie Newton Kingston Sea Chantey Singers Josh Tyler RV Henniger Rich Hines

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Hudson River water temperature

In springtime, fisherman are concerned about water temperature in the Hudson River. When the the water temperature in the Tappan Zee reaches 50 degrees, migrating striped bass transition from brackish to freshwater and continue their journey upriver where eager fisherman await them with bait and lures. An

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Ice, ice, everywhere

An aerial view taken from the Coast Guard ice reconnaissance plane shows the Lighthouse surrounded by ice. The coves are locked in with solid ice sheets, and a narrow channel cut by the Coast Guard ice-breakers bends past the Lighthouse. We haven’t seen this much ice on

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Birding/Eagle Walk on Saturday, March 1st at 10AM

Join us for a family Birding/Eagle Walk on the trail leading to the Saugerties Lighthouse. Organized by the Woodstock Land Conservancy, the guided walk will be led by Steve Chorvas of the Esopus Creek Conservancy and the John Burroughs Natural History Society. The Saugerties Lighthouse is located

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New merchandise

Show off your pride for your favorite Lighthouse with a new tote bag or t-shirt or sweatshirt! These screen-print items are now available in our Gift Shop, and the purchase supports the Lighthouse upkeep. To place an order, call the Lighthouse at 845-247-0656.

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Dragonflies emerging

On these hot summer days, I get a strong impulse to turn into an aquatic mammal and spend the bulk of my waking hours in the water. While indulging this urge with a refreshing swim in the Hudson River, I noticed a creature with an instinctual compulsion

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Saugerties Lighthouse
Phone: (845) 247-0656


Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy
PO Box 654
Saugerties, NY 12477