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Stony Point Light

 
Location: Stony Point State Park near Stony Point, NY
Body of Water: Hudson River

About Stony Point Light

The location of the light is Stony Point State Park. The nearest city is Stony Point, NY. The station was first established in 1826. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1826.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 58 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 30 ft. The light has a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1-37895 (U.S.)

Restoration of the lighthouse began in 1986. The exterior was repaired and painted and the lantern was reglazed. On October 7, 1995, restoration was complete, and the light was activated.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 4 second period, the light is on for less than 2 then off for more than 2.

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