Hudson River Lighthouses with Kevin Woyce

Date/Time

May 29, 2019
07:00 PM until 08:30 PM

Description

The Hudson River's first lighthouse was built in 1826 at Stony Point. By the early 1900s, more than a dozen lights guided ships past the river's islands and shallows. Seven of them still exist. Join Kevin Woyce for a tour of the Hudson River's lighthouses, past and present -- from the long lost lights at Coxsackie and Stuyvesant to New York City's beloved "Little Red Lighthouse." Discover how and why these lighthouses were built, and hear the stories of the brave men and women who kept them shining. The program is illustrated with his original photographs of Hudson River lighthouses and landmarks, plus vintage images of historic people, places, and events. 

Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer specializing in regional American history. His newest books include Hudson River Lighthouses: An Illustrated History and Santa's Hometown, an illustrated history of popular Christmas traditions, stories, and songs - especially those with a New York City connection. Every year, Kevin presents dozens of illustrated lectures - on a variety of historical topics - at libraries, museums, churches, hospitals, and seniors' organizations throughout New Jersey and southern New York. This program is free. No registration is necessary. Seats are on a first come basis.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Mahwah Public Library
100 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ

Additional Information

Sponsor

Mahwah Public Library

Phone

201-529-7323

Contact name

Mahwah Public Library

Contact email

info@mahwahlibrary.org

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