Chicamacomico Station Site

Rodanthe, NC

Also known as Chicamacomico

The Chicamacomico Station Site site was established in 1874


This is not an active site. It was active 1874-1954


This site was closed (in) 1954


This is the original site location


Designation number: 179

Station closed in May 1954. 1874 and 1911 station houses survive and have been restored by the Chicamacomico Historical Association as museums.

Station Site Notes:

1874 erected; 1885 additions and repairs; 1910 new station being constructed; 1911 station completed to replace worn-out antiquated building (USLSS Annual Reports). Chicamacomico Station was decommissioned in May 1954 as an active Coast Guard Station. It was deeded to Mrs. Lurania Midgett on December 5, 1967. The buildings were disposed of by GSA in 1968 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1874 station house; 1911 station house is surviving at this site

View Buildings at this Station Site