Stuyvesant Light

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Stuyvesant Light
Stuyvesant Light NY.jpg
Stuyvesant Light is located in New York
Stuyvesant Light
Location Stuyvesant, New York
Coordinates 42°24′42″N 73°46′42″W / 42.41167°N 73.77833°W / 42.41167; -73.77833Coordinates: 42°24′42″N 73°46′42″W / 42.41167°N 73.77833°W / 42.41167; -73.77833
Year first constructed 1829
Year first lit 1868
Deactivated 1933
Foundation Granite pier
Construction Square tower in sw angle of dwelling
Markings / pattern Red
Height 32 feet (9.8 m)
Focal height 42 feet (13 m)
Original lens Sixth Order Fresnel lens
Range 11 nautical miles (20 km; 13 mi)
Characteristic Fixed Red
Fog signal none
ARLHS number USA-824
USCG number



Stuyvesant Light was also known as Kinderhook Light.

In 1835, the lightkeeper was John Carroll, born in New York and paid $300 for the year.