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Our First Traveling Exhibit

We’ve designed our first Life-Saving Service themed traveling exhibit, on the Board of Life-Saving Appliances and the many outlandish life-saving tools they reviewed in the late 1800s. For information on the exhibit and how to bring it to your community click here.

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Rescue: True Stories of the U.S. Life-Saving Service

We’ve just released our second compendium of the best of Wreck & Rescue Journal, Rescue: True Stories of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, published by Avery Color Studios. Rescue features original articles by the country’s leading experts in the field of search and rescue history: Fred Stonehouse, Dennis L. Noble, John Galluzzo and many more. In all, seventeen […]

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1897 Long Branch Boathouse Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy destroyed the last remaining historic U.S. Life-Saving Service building that remained on site on October 29th 2012. The 1897 Boathouse was reduced to a pile rubble after hurricane force winds and storm surge took the building down. In May of 2012 after years of speculation and controversy, the 1876 and the 1903 Port […]

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Ocean City NJ Open House Set

Ocean City NJ Open House Set Join members of the Saving Our Station (SOS) Coalition from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2010, to tour this important historic site. The purpose of this open house is to help to find buyers for the circa 1885 Station by raising awareness of its availability. The SOS […]

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Ocean City, NJ USLSS For Sale

Ocean City, NJ USLSS For Sale A SEASHORE LANDMARK’S LAST BEST HOPE A recent agreement by Saving Our Station (S.O.S.), a southern New Jersey historic-preservation coalition, with Ocean City Life-Saving Station owners Rafaele Pansini and Roger Parkin and with city government, opens up a rare and unparalleled opportunity for a preservation-minded buyer to acquire the […]

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Ocean City, NJ USLSS For Sale

A SEASHORE LANDMARK’S LAST BEST HOPE A recent agreement by Saving Our Station (S.O.S.), a southern New Jersey historic-preservation coalition, with Ocean City Life-Saving Station owners Rafaele Pansini and Roger Parkin and with city government, opens up a rare and unparalleled opportunity for a preservation-minded buyer to acquire the station property for $887,500. “This is […]

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Old Harbor Station Is Reminder Of Impermanence Of Beach Buildings

Cape Cod Chronicle Sentinel, Relocated Old Harbor Station Is Reminder Of Impermanence Of Beach Buildings by Debra Lawless The recent demolition of several North Beach camps is a reminder that the beach, and the structures that sit on it, are not permanent.  One of the most notable and historic structures to call the barrier beach […]

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Cape Cod Chronicle – Sentinel, Relocated

Sentinel, Relocated Old Harbor Station Is Reminder Of Impermanence Of Beach Buildings by Debra Lawless The recent demolition of several North Beach camps is a reminder that the beach, and the structures that sit on it, are not permanent.  One of the most notable and historic structures to call the barrier beach home, the Old […]

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