Bayhead Station Site

Bay Head, NJ

Also known as Point Pleasant (Pre 1872-1882); Bayhead (1883-1938)

The Bayhead Station Site site was established in 1855


This is not an active site. It was active 1855-1917 and 1925-1936 (Listed as an auxiliary station to Mantoloking LSS 1918-1921, and as inactive 1922-1924 and 1937-1938)


This site was closed (in) 1936


This is the original site location


Designation number: 106

Station closed in 1936 and abandoned in 1946. 1871 station house survives at this site and is privately owned.

Station Site Notes:

1878 repaired(?); 1884 rebuilding; 1885 completed; 1917 station discontinued to become auxiliary to one or the other active adjacent stations (USLSS Annual Reports). Station was discontinued in 1917 and in 1918 it was listed as auxiliary station to the Mantoloking station. In 1922 it was listed as "discontinued as active unit" but was back in service in 1925. In 1937 the station appeared on the list of inactive stations. The site was abandoned in 1946 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1871 station house is surviving at this site

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