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LITTLE KINNAKEET LIFE-SAVING STATION

1874 Station
1904 Station
1874 and 1904 stations; NPS photos by Candace Cliford, 1998

Location: HATTERAS ISLAND / OUTER BANKS
Nearest city: AVON

Date station established: 1874
Date current building(s) built: 1874
Builder: JAMES BOYLE OF BERN, NORTH CAROLINA FOR THE U.S. LIFE-SAVING SERVICE
Design Type: 1874
Architectural Style: CARPENTER GOTHIC/STICK STYLE
Designer: FRANCIS WARD CHANDLER (?)

Is station active? NO
Date deactived: 1954

Existing Structures: 1874 STATION (LATER BOATHOUSE), 1892 KITCHEN/MESS, 1904 STATION

Are there existing vessels? YES
Type: BEEBE MCCLELLEN SURFBOAT

Current use: RESTORATION PROJECT
Open to the public? NO
Public Phone: 919-995-4474

Owner: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
CAPE HATTERAS NATL. SEASHORE
ROUTE 1, BOX 675
MANTEO, NC 27954

National Register status: UNDETERMINED

National Register of Historic Places Lesson Plan "Little Kinnakeet Lifesaving Station: Home to Unsung Heroes"




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