Cross Island Station Site

Cutler, ME

Also known as Cross Island

The Cross Island Station Site site was established in 1874


This is not an active site. It was active 1874-1929


This site was closed (in) 1929 (at this site, 1961 or 1962 at new [2nd] site)


This is the original site location


Designation number: 2

Station closed in 1929 at this site and moved to a new location. Turned over to GSA in 1964. Station part of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. 1874 station house survives at this site survives but is in ruins.

Station Site Notes:

1873 contracts for construction made; 1874 erected; 1882 sheds constructed for apparatus and stores (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 10/22/1874; 1964 property turned over to GSA (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1874 station house (in ruins) is surviving at this site

View Buildings at this Station Site