Bolinas Bay Station Site

Bolinas, CA

Also known as Bolinas Bay

The Bolinas Bay Station Site site was established in 1917 (at this site, 1881 at original site)


This site was closed (in) 1946


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1881 to 1885 at original site. (See Station ID # 424.1)


This is an active site from 1917-1946


Designation number: 321 (312)

Station closed in 1946 at this site and turned over to GSA in 1954. 1917 station house survives and is the College of Marin’s Bolinas Marine Station.

Station Site Notes:

1878 site offered; 1879 will soon be erected; 1881 completed and receiving its equipment; 1882 put into operation; completely destroyed by fire April 15, 1885; not rebuilt until 1917 (originally designed as volunteer life-boat station) (USLSS Annual Reports). Station built in 1881; Turned over to GSA in 1954 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1917 station house is surviving at this site

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