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Name: Jeffrey's Hook Light  

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Also known as: Little Red Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
New York, New York, United States

Location: Hudson River, island of Manhattan, near George Washington Bridge.

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Photo: Jim Crowley
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Managing Organization:
City of New York Parks & Recreation

Telephone: 212-304-2365


Contact Address Information:
c/o Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
4881 Broadway
New York
New York, 10034, United States

This lightho

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 40

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds.

Description of Tower: Red, conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1921

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1947-2002

Optics: 300 mm

Current Use: Attraction in city park, private aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Scheduled tours are offered from spring through fall by the New York City Urban Park Rangers. For tour information, call (212) 304-2365.

Take the "A" train or drive to 181st Street. Walk west on 181st Street over a footbridge down the hill along a winding path into Fort Washington Park and the lighthouse.

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