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14269. (photo) Lighthouse Keeper Cleans Lens, Tarrytown Lighthouse. c.1939.

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14269. (photo) Lighthouse Keeper Cleans Lens, Tarrytown Lighthouse. c.1939.

14269. (photo) Lighthouse Keeper Cleans Lens, Tarrytown Lighthouse. c.1939. Clear, close 7” x 9” newspaper photo shows as the Coast Guard Keeper watches while his son Larry cleans the lens and rotating mechanism at the Tarrytown Lighthouse. The Lighthouse at Sleepy Hollow, formerly known as the Tarrytown Lighthouse or the Kingsland Point Lighthouse, is the only Caisson-style lighthouse on the Hudson River. Erected in 1882-1883, the lighthouse provided navigational aid to shipping on the Hudson and warned captains away from the dangerous shoals on the river’s eastern shore. Great detail. September 1939. With credit line or description on back. (VG+) $76.