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For Sunday: Life Underwater

On Sunday afternoon, August 26th, the Lighthouse will feature a presentation by JOHN MYLOD, fishing historian and Hudson River advocate. Learn about river ecology, our underwater neighbors, and how you can help keep the Hudson River healthy throughout the year. Starts at 1PM; donations appreciated. Earlier in

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Sunshine + Live Music @ Lighthouse = 100% chance of fun

The forecast for this Sunday afternoon is sunshine and a good breeze! One thing you can count on is a definite chance for a great time on the river when you join us for this year’s Between the Tides festival. Enjoy a full line-up of local musicians

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New t-shirts

Show off your pride for your favorite Lighthouse in a new t-shirt! These screen-print t-shirts are now available in our Gift Shop. Men’s and women’s sizing available. Price is $22 (includes sales tax), and the purchase supports the Lighthouse upkeep.. To place an order, call the Lighthouse

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Music line-up for Between the Tides festival

The Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy is pleased to announce the line-up of local musicians who will be performing at the annual Between the Tides festival on Sunday, August 12th. Not necessarily in the order of appearance, the Lighthouse will feature the following talented players: Josh Tyler & Carl

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Advanced tickets on sale for annual festival at the Lighthouse

The Between the Tides Festival & Feast is coming up on Sunday, August 12th, 2PM until 7PM. Join us at the Lighthouse for an afternoon of Live Music, Feasting and Family Fun. This event is the annual fundraiser for the Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy. Proceeds support the ongoing

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Wetland Whistlers: Bird Walk on Sunday morning, June 10th

Local expert Frank Murphy introduces us to the birds we call neighbors at the Lighthouse! Experience the thrill of birding while we hike the Lighthouse Trail in hopes of spotting our feathery friends. Time: 9:00 AM- 9:45 AM Date: Sunday, June 10, 2012 Location: Meet at the

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Call for volunteers

Interested in spending an afternoon inside the Lighthouse or atop the tower? Help us lead tours of the interior of the Lighthouse. The Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy is seeking volunteer docents for Sunday afternoon tours during the summer. Tours are noon to 3PM. If you are interested in

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Living Light: The Legendary Survival of the Saugerties Lighthouse

Special event scheduled at the Lighthouse for New York Heritage Weekend on Sunday, May 20th, 1:00-1:30PM. Former Lighthouse Keeper Dick Duncan shines a light on the history of the Saugerties Lighthouse and its heroic rescue from demolition. From crumbling disrepair to restored treasure, the 1869 landmark of

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First aid to navigation on the Hudson?

A volunteer onboard the sloop Clearwater recently posed the question: when was the first aid-to-navigation established on the Hudson River? To address this question, I relied on Jim Crowley’s Lighthouses of New York. As it turns out, the answer is not clear-cut. Affixing a specific year is

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Blowout Tide

On Sunday, we experienced a rare “blowout tide,” an exceptionally low tide. “Blowout tide” is a colloquial term for what oceanographers call a “wind setdown” when water is blown away from shore. Along the Hudson River, these occur when sustained, strong north-northwest winds drive the ocean tide

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Saugerties Lighthouse
Phone: (845) 247-0656


Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy
PO Box 654
Saugerties, NY 12477