Crisps Station Site

McMillan Township, MI

Also known as 7 miles west of Vermilion Point (1874-1878 or 1879); Crisps (1879 or 1880-1922)

The Crisps Station Site site was established in 1876


This site was closed (in) 1922


This is an active site from 1876-1922


This is the original site location


Designation number: 258

Station closed in 1922. Station house and all buildings destroyed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Station Site Notes:

1874 site secured, plans and specs being prepared; 1875 difficulty in obtaining title to site causing delay in construction; 1876 completed and will be occupied next year (USLSS Annual Reports). The Crisp Point Station occupied several sites at various points. The erosion of the land caused the station to be moved frequently; Turned over to the Department of the Interior in 1960 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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