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The Lighthouse Handbook: The Hudson River

The Original Lighthouse Field Guide

Published by Cider Mill Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The original lighthouse field guide for the Hudson River and the New York harbor.

There are seven lighthouses that light the way up the Hudson River to Albany. Many of these are famous lighthouses of significance, none more well known than the statue of Liberty and the famous Little Red Lighthouse underneath the George Washington Bridge. This book is a guide to these lighthouses and their histories and their current status. Filled with illustrations and photographs, this rich little guide to these gems of the Hudson is a sure fire way to help keep the home fires burning.

2009 marks the 400th Anniversary of the exploration of the Hudson River and it's valley which was first discovered by Henry Hudson in 1609 while about the ship Half Moon.

About The Author

Jeremy D'Entremont, New England's foremost lighthouse authority, is historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation, founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, owner and tour operator for New England Lighthouse Tours, and webmaster of New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide at He has been researching, writing, and photographing the lighthouses of New England since the mid-1980s. Jeremy has written more than a dozen books and more than 300 magazine articles in publications including Lighthouse Digest and The Keeper's Log, and he is the author of the "lighthouse" entry in the World Book Encyclopedia. His photos have been published in many magazines, including Soundings, Offshore, and Captain's Guide.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Cider Mill Press (May 26, 2009)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781604330403

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