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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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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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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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Suggestions of winter, hints of spring

We awoke this morning to a winter scene in the river valley. A layer of snow coated rooftops and tree branches. Not unusual for this time of year. Even so, it came as a surprise during this unseasonable mild winter. This time last year, the river was

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Lighthouse featured in Conde Nast Traveler

The Saugerties Lighthouse was one of eight historic renovations featured in Conde Nast Traveler magazine. A slideshow of “past” and “present” views of the historic buildings is available here.

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Historic fog bell installed

On the weekend of November 19th & 20th, a crew of volunteers tackled the herculean task of moving a three-thousand pound bronze bell into position on the island adjacent to the Lighthouse. Retrieved from the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers several years ago, the bell was stored

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Putting Irene into perspective

This photo shows the height of the flooding on Sunday afternoon due to tidal surge and storm-water runoff. The water was a foot over the stone base of the lighthouse and covered the front step. Waves lapped against the front door. The basement flooded to within 7

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New lighthouse tower web cam

The view from the Saugerties Lighthouse tower is now available in real-time via the internet. Save yourself the steep climb up the tower staircase and direct your browser to the Tower View page on our website. The web cam provides a southerly view from the lighthouse overlooking

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Local weaver donates custom rugs

The Saugerties Lighthouse will be embellished with a new set of handwoven rugs to decorate the bedrooms and kitchen. The rugs were custom woven by Robin Goss, a local weaver interested in showing her appreciation. On Tuesday, June 21st, Goss presented the rugs to the resident keepers

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Ice Voices at the lighthouse

Regional poet and essayist Will Nixon shared his recollections of winter poetry readings at the lighthouse including some icy observations from the resident lighthouse keeper. As the Hudson River rapidly thaws and resumes its liquid state, it is timely to reflect on the departing season of “hard

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