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SLEEPING BEAR POINT LIFESAVING STATION

Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest city: GLEN ARBOR

Date station established: 1902
Date current building(s) built: 1902
Builder: U.S. LIFESAVING SERVICE
Design Type: MARQUETTE
Designer: ALBERT B. BIBB

Is station active? NO
Date deactived: 1942

Existing Structures: DWELLING (1901) BOATHOUSE #1 (1901), BOATHOUSE #2, FIRE CACHE, SIDEWALKS & DRIVE (1932), MARINE RAILWAY, 1914 STEEL SIGNAL TOWER

Are there existing vessels? YES
Type: BEEBE-MCLELLAN (REPRODUCTION), HIGGINS-GIFFORD (CA. 1880)

Current use: MARITIME MUSEUM
Open to the public? YES
Public Phone: 616-326-5134
Access: PUBLIC ROAD OFF M209 (SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE)

Owner: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE
9922 FRONT ST.
EMPIRE, MI 49630-9797

National Register status: LISTED as SLEEPING BEAR POINT LIFE SAVING STATION



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Last Modified: Fri, Mar 29 2002 10:22:02 am EDT
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