Stony Point LighthouseEdit profile
For the lighthouse on Lake Ontario, see Stony Point (Henderson) Light.
The Stony Point Light is the oldest lighthouse on the Hudson River. It is located at the Stony Point Battlefield in Stony Point, New York.
The lighthouse was built in 1826 by Thomas Phillips, to warn ships away from the rocks of the Stony Point peninsula. Its design is an octagonal pyramid, made entirely of stone. In service for nearly 100 years, the lighthouse had a series of keepers, most notably the Rose family. The Rose home is also on the Historic Register.
The lighthouse was decommissioned in 1925 and was acquired by the parks commission in 1941. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 29, 1979 In 1995 it was renovated and opened to the public.
Stony Point Light is shown on the NOAA Chart 12343