Gay Head Station Site

Aquinnah, MA

Also known as Gay Head

The Gay Head Station Site site was established in 1895


This is not an active site. It was active 1895-1952?


This site was closed (in) 1952?


This is the original site location


Designation number: 49

Station closed in 1952? and turned over to GSA in 1955. Replaced by Station Menemsha. No station buildings survive at this site.

Station Site Notes:

1895 built and put into operation (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 10/4/1895; station listed as still active in 1945 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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