History and Social Studies

Featured Lighthouses/Seaports

Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse of Rochester

Groups can climb the 40-foot tower’s 42 steps and 11-rung ladder to get incredible views of the surrounding area. Afterwards, they can explore the Keeper's House and see artifacts related to the lighthouse. 70 Lighthouse St., Rochester, NY 14612. Monroe County. Tel: 585-621-6179. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Esopus Meadows Lighthouse

PO Box 1290, Port Ewen, NY 12466. Tel: 845-848-3669. Tour the restored historic lighthouse.

Rondout Lighthouse

Visit one of the 7 lighthouses remaining on the Hudson River. Rondout Creek Lighthouse, Kingston, NY 12401. Tel: ​845-338-0071. Cost: Fee.

Saugerties Lighthouse

Learn about the lighthouse's rustic history on a guided tour. 168 Lighthouse Drive, Saugerties, NY 12477. Tel: 845-247-0656. Cost: Fee.

Tarrytown Lighthouse

Kingsland Point Park, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591. 914-366-5109. Tour of lighthouse that give insight into life of the lighthouse keepers' family. Fee.