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Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse by Candlelight

Saturday, August 9, 2014

8:00 p.m.

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This summer we are featuring some of our Ranger's favorite Weekend Adventure experiences.  From stunning wildlife viewing to behind the scenes access, these programs are not to be missed.  

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."  Join us as we explore this unique landmark by lantern light.

Registration required.  To register, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 30th.

Location

Manhattan
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Location Details:
Exact meeting location will be announced to registered participants.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 628-2345

Categories

History, Tours, Talks

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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

  • Sun
    Partly Sunny
    53°F
  • Mon
    Rain Likely
    69°F
  • Tue
    Breezy
    55°F
  • Wed
    Chance Rain
    42°F

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