Gurnet Station Site
Also known as Gurnett Point (1874-1876 or 1877); Gurnett's (1877 or 1878-1881); Gurnet (1882-1955)
The Gurnet Station Site site was established in 1874
Station closed in 1955. Four keepers who tended Gurnet Light occupied the station until 1962 when a new keeper’s house was built. Turned over to GSA and sold in 1968. 1892 station house survives at this site and is privately owned.
Station Site Notes:
1873 contracts for construction made; 1874 erected (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 10/14/1874; Turned over to GSA in 1957 (USCG Historian's Website).
Buildings at this Station Site
The 1892 station house is surviving at this site