Cape Fear Station Site

Bald Head Island, NC

Also known as Cape Fear

The Cape Fear Station Site site was established in 1882


This is not an active site. It was active 1882-1915


This site was closed (in) 1915 (at this site, 1937 at 2nd site)


This is the original site location


Designation number: NA (193 at 2nd site)

Station closed in 1915 at this site and moved to a new location. 1882 station house does not survive.

Station Site Notes:

1879 site selected; 1881 near completion; 1882 completed and put into operation; 1913 rebuilding of station still underway; 1914 rebuilding temporarily suspended until further appropriations; 1915 contract made for rebuilding station (USLSS Annual Reports). Station was discontinued in 1941 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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