Block Island Station Site

New Shoreham, RI

Also known as Block Island (southwest point) (1873-1876 or 1877); Block Island (1877 or 1878-present)

The Block Island Station Site site was established in 1937 (at this site, 1873 at original site)


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1873 to 1937 at original site. (See Station ID # 76.1)


This is an active site from 1937-present


Designation number: 62

Station still active at this site. 1937 station house survives and is a seasonal (small) station under Station Point Judith.

Station Site Notes:

1872 site selected and in the process of construction; 1873 completed and equipped 1/1873; 1886 reconstructed and enlarged (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 12/12/1872 (USCG Historian's Website). Operated only as a seasonal detachment from Station Point Judith since 1986.

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1937 station house is surviving at this site

View Buildings at this Station Site