Bois Blanc Station Site

Bois Blanc Township, MI

Also known as Bois Blanc

The Bois Blanc Station Site site was established in 1890


This is not an active site. It was active 1890-1946


This site was closed (in) 1946


This is the original site location


Designation number: 255

Station closed in 1946. 1890 station house survives and is a privately owned. 1890 boathouse survives and is the Coast Guard Chapel.

Station Site Notes:

1890 under contract or construction; 1891 completed and put into operation; 1918 contract awarded for extensive repairs and launching facilities; 1919 dwelling extensively repaired (USLSS Annual Reports). Land had been acquired in 1883. Additional ground was conveyed to the station in 1887 and 1888. The buildings of the station were erected in 1890 and rebuilt in 1920. All the land, except for 0.53 acres, was returned to the public domain on June 25, 1956 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1890 station house is surviving at this site

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