Assateague Beach Station Site

Assateague Island?, VA

Also known as Assateague Beach

The Assateague Beach Station Site site was established in 1922 (at this site, 1875 at original site)


This is not an active site. It was active 1922-1967


This site was closed (in) 1967


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1875 to 1922 at original site. (See Station ID # 184.1)


Designation number: 150

Station closed in 1967 at this site and replaced by Station Chincoteague. Turned over to GSA in 1956 and transferred to the Fish and Wildlife Service. 1922 station house survives and is part of Assateague Island National Seashore.

Station Site Notes:

1874 contract; 1875 erected; 1879 hurricane damage repaired (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1956. Transferred to Fish and Wildlife Service in 1956 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1922 station house is surviving at this site

View Buildings at this Station Site