Cape Elizabeth Station Site

Cape Elizabeth, ME

Also known as Cape Elizabeth

The Cape Elizabeth Station Site site was established in 1887


This is not an active site. It was active 1887-1964


This site was closed (in) 1964


This is the original site location


Designation number: 10

Station closed on February 24, 1964 and replaced by Station South Portland. 1887 station house survives but has been moved off site. 1933 station house survives at this site and is used for housing USCG personnel.

Station Site Notes:

1882 site selected and title secured; 1885 preparations for construction; 1888 put into operation; 1889 repairs and improvements; Public Works Administration funded project in 1933 to rebuild station buildings; 1887 completed and will go into service during the present active season (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 9/17/1887; still listed as an active station until July 1964(?) [1963]; Turned over to GSA in 1964 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1933 station house; 1887 station house (moved to new site in Cape Elizabeth) is surviving at this site

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