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August 2020

The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Says, “Take My Picture!”

    • Sat, 08/01/2020
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    • Fri, 08/21/2020
    • Fri, 08/28/2020
    • Tue, 09/01/2020
  • PO Box 145, Athens, NY 12015

It’s time to take your best shot of the super photogenic Hudson-Athens Lighthouse (HAL) for a chance to win the grand Keeper’s Prize! The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society (HALPS) invites everyone to celebrate HAL by participating in its HELLO, HAL! Photo Contest running from August 1 to September 1.

Participants over 18, or with permission, can enter their photos of HAL. HALPS will award prizes to three 1st place winners, three runners-up, and one talented photographer will win the grand Keeper’s Prize. This grand prize includes a private tour of the Lighthouse, family membership benefits for a year, a certificate recognizing you as Honorary Lighthouse Keeper, a HALPS gift shop item of your choice, and much more!

You can submit photo entries three ways:

1) Via email at

2) Post your entry on the HALPS Facebook page (

3) Submit your photo as an Instagram post or story with the tag @hudsonathenslighthouse

Be sure to tag your post with the contest hashtag #hellohal

HALPS will announce the winners over Labor Day Weekend with outrageous public recognition!

HELLO, HAL! is a fun, safe way to get back outside. “We can’t wait to see HAL’s personality captured in all the photos,” said the HALPS president. Happy snapping!

Find further details and contest rules (starting 8/3) at:
Any questions? Email us at


Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

1874 Lighthouse in the Majestic Hudson River. Currently open for viewing purposes only.