Coxsackie Lighthouse

July 23, 2019

Coxsackie Lighthouse, Coxsackie, New York


Location: Near Coxsackie, New York on northerly end of the low island on the westerly side of the main channel of the Hudson River.
Station Established: 1830
Year Tower for below building First Lit: 1868
Operational: No
Automated: No
Deactivated: Yes, 1940.
Tower Shape: Red square tower with granite trimmings attached to brick keepers house, which had similar trimmings.
Tower Height: 32 feet.
Foundation Material: Stone.
Construction Material: Brick
Markings/Pattern: Black lantern room.
Original Lens: Sixth Order Fresnel
Characteristic: Fixed white light
Fog Signal: No

Historical Information:

  • Lighthouse was destroyed in 1940.

Researched and written by Ed Shaw, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.