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Fort Montgomery: Lighthouses of the Hudson

  • Fort Montgomery State Historic Site 690 Route 9W Highland Falls, NY, 10928 United States (map)

Lighthouses were once essential to the safe navigation of the Hudson River. Discover the fascinating story of six lighthouses of the lower Hudson and their important connection to the maritime economy of New York State in the 19th century. Learn what the life of a lighthouse keeper was like and the many hazards of Hudson River navigation during this slide lecture by local historian and boater, Scott Craven.

PLEASE NOTE: Thursday Night Speaker Series seating is by reservation only. Call (845) 446- 2134 to Register. Suggested Donation: $5, Members $3

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