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Click below to learn what sixth boro lighthouse commissioned in 1886 had a beacon 305 feet above the water. A final clue: the mystery lighthouse was functioning a full 30 years before the lighthouse below at Jeffreys Hook was.
Thanks to Joel Milton for the fotos of the lights of the Lower New York Bay: Romer Shoal and
this shot of Minot’s Ledge off Cohassett.
Mystery light is Grand Haven Light in western Michigan.
An unforgettable lighthouse collage appears as cover art for Howard Norman’s dark novel The Bird Artist. Here’s the cover and a synopsis.