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|Location||Stuyvesant, New York|
|Year first constructed||1829|
|Year first lit||1868|
|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)|
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.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: New York". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the United States: Downstate New York". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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