Trail and Dock Project Update

Dock Project Update After several prolonged and unavoidable delays, we are looking forward to the dock replacement project getting underway this fall. The contractor ordered the timber pilings and is ready to mobilize once materials are on hand. With any luck, there will be no interruptions in

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Lighthouse Emergency Relief

The U.S. Lighthouse Society has created an Emergency Relief Fund to help lighthouses that have been forced to stay closed during the pandemic. We wanted to make sure that you knew about this important effort and would forward the request on to any lighthouse you feel might

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Spreading the Light

The Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy would like to extend our gratitude to Arm of the Sea Theater for the creation of this year’s Esopus Creek Puppet Suite. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Lighthouse, writer/director Patrick Wadden and artistic director Marlena Marallo crafted “Keep That Light

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Keep That Lamp Trimmed ‘n Burning

Arm-of-the-Sea Theater will present its annual outdoor performance spectacle, The Esopus Creek Puppet Suite, in Saugerties on August 16th, 17th and 18th. This outdoor performance event features larger-than-life puppet characters, shadow projections, masked dancers and various low-tech devices of theatrical enchantment in a series of true tall tales

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Celebrating 150 years: Puppet Suite

Celebrating 150 years: Puppet Suite

Esopus Creek Puppet Suite, August 16th, 17th, and 18th, 8:00-9:30 PM at Tina Chorvas Waterfront Park The Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy is proud to partner with Arm-of-the-Sea Theater for a special performance marking the 150th year of the Lighthouse. The event will take place on the waterfront lawn

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Storm Repairs: temporary closures

2018 – WORK COMPLETED For safety, some public-use areas adjacent to the Lighthouse such as the riverside deck will be closed during work. Construction activity is scheduled to take place Monday-Friday, 7:00AM to 3:00 through the end of September. Weekend reservations for overnight stays at the Lighthouse

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Storm Repairs: start of work

The Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy is pleased to announce that work is getting underway to repair the supporting structures of the historic Lighthouse, including the bulkhead and seawall, which were weakened by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and damaged by Superstorm Sandy’s high water. The project is

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The Widow Lighthouse Keeper

Little was known about her until recently. The official lighthouse keeper register omits her first name, listing her simply as “Mrs. Schoonmaker.” Read more at Saugerties Times.

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