Gurnet Station Site

Plymouth, MA

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


This is not an active site. It was active 1874-1955


This site was closed (in) 1955


This is the original site location


Designation number: 30

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

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