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Beacon New York - Art, Music, Eateries & People

Watch the video for a look at the town of Beacon New York, its people, and its charm.  From unique gift shops, to art galleries, music stores, bars and restaurants, to it's scenic surroundings, Beacon is a gem of tradition and pride.



An hour and fifteen minute trip from Penn Station, Beacon is located approximately 65 miles north of New York City on the eastern shore of the Hudson River.  The city is noted for its proximity to numerous historic sites, large cities, and breathtaking natural scenery.  It sits with the famous Mount Beacon as its backdrop, the Hudson River as its front door, and was named  to commemorate the historic beacon fires that blazed forth from the summit of the Fishkill Mountains to alert the Continental Army about British troop movements. 

As of the 2010 census Beacon had a total population of 15,541 on 4.9 square miles.

Watch videos about Beacon on the City of Beacon's Vimeo channel.

Beacon has a variety of museums, art galleries, antique stores, and unique eateries, making it a great place to visit as well as to live. 

Photo:  Part of the Lower Main Street Historic District in Beacon, NY, USA; author Daniel Case.