Saugerties Lighthouse

Saugerties Lighthouse

Saugerties Lighthouse New York, United States/to the Saugerties Lighthouse, an 1869 landmark beacon on the Hudson River that stands proudly as a Living Museum and a renowned Bed & Breakfast. Step back in time over a hundred years to experience the charm and rustic simplicity of life in the middle of the river.A view of the Lighthouse parlor in the afternoon, facing the west windows that overlook the Esopus Creek. Here, guests gather around the toasty coal stove in winter months and enjoy cool river breezes in the summer. William Wade’s 1846 engraving Panorama of the Hudson River from New York to Albany. The Lighthouse was a cupola design with a tower rising from the center of the dwelling. Isolated from the shoreline, the Lighthouse was built on a shoal atop a man-made island of wood cribbing and stone fill. The present-day picnic area is located on the stone remnants of that island.Experience the rustic simplicity of over a hundred years ago at the Saugerties Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast. Open Thursday through Sunday nights year-round, the inn is a unique place to relax and enjoy the seasons of the Hudson River Valley. Surrounded by water on a remote shoal, the Lighthouse is reached by walking a gentle half-mile trail. Popular activities include picnicking, bird-watching, fishing, photography, and relaxing by the riverside. There is no air-conditioning in summertime, but the breezy location cools the rooms with the aid of a vintage fan. It is heated in wintertime. www.saugertieslighthouse.com

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