Maykr is an ongoing archive of blog posts dating from 2005 about art and artists around....but not limited to the Beacon, NY area.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Cast thine eyes Mt. Beacon-ward on the morrow

Tomorrow evening (Tues, Nov 25) from 5-9pm a series of light Beacons will be be ignited to commemorate the evacuation of British Troops from America way back when. The light project will be sited in 11 locations in NY and NJ.
The NY locations include:
Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain, NYStorm King Mountain State Park, Cornwall, NYWashington's Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh, NYScenic Hudson's Mount Beacon, Beacon, NYScenic Hudson's Spy Rock (Snake Hill), New Windsor, NY.

Scenic Hudson, the Palisades Parks Conservancy, the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the Palisades Interstate Park Commission have partnered together to produce this project.

Further information on the lighting project can be found at:,,


Anonymous said...

How in the world did you find out about this. I can find no record of it anywhere or listed anywhere....

cralbert said...

Above, I've added links to a few of the websites that have carried the info....which I meant to do in the first place. Also, Scenic Hudson has info on their website, and I suppose the other partnering organizations' sites have information.