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Name: Four Mile Point Light  

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

Location: West shore of Hudson River.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: 1831: Stone tower; 1880: 25-foot (focal plane 93 feet) brown, conical iron tower with a black lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1831

Date Deactivated: 1928

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Stephen Winans (1835-1838?), Austin Sanford (1842-1843), Jeremiah H. Winney (1844-1849), William Van Vleet (1849-1853), Stephen Post (1853), David R. Mc Carty (1853-1858), Jeremiah H. Winney (1858-1963), Annie Jerome (Nov 1863- Jan 1864), Jeremiah H. Winney (1864-1867), P.G. Van Schaick (Feb 1867-1869), Walter Moses (1869-1896), Thomas J. Murphy (1896-1899), Joseph (James) D. Burke (1899-1901), James McCann (1901-1909), Michael T. Burke (1909-1917)

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