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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.
Jeremy D'Entremont is First Vice President and Historian of the American Lighthouse Foundation, as well as co-chairman of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse. He is considered one of the finest writers and speakers/guides on the history and lore of lighthouses, especially of New England lighthouses. He is the author of several lighthouse books, including the regional bestseller, The Lighthouse Handbook: New England (Cider Mill Press 2008), as well as the producer of several lighthouse projects such as a lighthouse video and lighthouse CD ROM. He provides the historical information for the Lighthouse Depot web site and he is a writer for Lighthouse Digest Magazine. He is also on the board of the American Lighthouse Foundation, a non profit group dedicated to saving lighthouses and their history. He is also the author of Cider Mills Press's The Lighthouse Handbook. New England: The Original Lighthouse Field Guide.