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Sylvan Beach Lighthouse Gets Makeover


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The Sylvan Beach Lighthouse is also known as the ...
Photo by: John Clifford

The 1917 Sylvan Beach Lighthouse in Verona Beach, New York is getting a much-needed makeover as part of the New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation’s five-year $300 million revitalization of the state’s iconic canal system.

The lighthouse never had lighthouse keepers live at the tower; however, the State of New York did hire lamplighters to tend to its aids to navigation.

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