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Name: Van Wies Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Albany, New York, United States

Location: On stone dike on west side of Hudson River.

William Welch tended this light for 52 years, until he died at the age of 93. We'd like to hear from anyone who has more information on the light.

Tower Height: 21

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white (c. 1889)

Description of Tower: Stone tower with lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1854

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: William Welch (c. 1858-1910)

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