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Little Red Lighthouse Open House

Sunday, July 13, 2014

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse, erected in 1880 and moved to its current site in 1921, has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse." 

A ranger will be on hand to provide information about the history of this unique landmark. 

First come, first serve.

Location

Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park Accessible
West 181 Street and Plaza Lafayette
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Location Details:
Enter the park at 181st Street and Riverside Drive.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 628-2345

Categories

Education, History, Kids, Tours

Directions to Fort Washington Park

Know Before You Go

ParkFort Washington Park

Portions of Fort Washington Park are closed to reconstruct the park entrance to Fort Washington Park on the south side of Dyckman Street and construct one mile of new greenway for pedestrians, cyclists and public waterfront access and enjoyment along the Hudson River. Construction is being done in an environmentally sensitive manner to maximize preservation of existing trees. Among the amenities the construction will provide are park lighting, new asphalt pavement and sub base, improved drainage, fencing, pruning of existing vegetation and planting of new trees, shrubs and wild flowers.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Fort Washington Park Weather

  • Mon
    Chance Drizzle
    43°F
  • Tue
    Rain
    52°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    57°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain
    55°F

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