The Little Red Lighthouse

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Fort Washington Park
Photograph: Virginia Rollison Fort Washington Park

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Built in 1880, this teeny structure is the sole remaining lighthouse in Manhattan. The lighthouse served as the inspiration for Hildegard H. Swift's 1942 children's book, The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge.

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Address: Fort Washington Park
New York
10032
Cross street: 178th St at the Hudson River
Transport: Subway: A to 181st St
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Opening hours: Mid-May to Mid-October, Sat–Sun, 1pm–4pm
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