Hereford Inlet Station Site

North Wildwood, NJ

Also known as Hereford Inlet

The Hereford Inlet Station Site site was established in 1849


This is not an active site. It was active 1849-1882


This site was closed (in) 1882 (at this site, 1964 at current [2nd] site)


This is the original site location


Designation number: NA (133 at 2nd site)

Station closed in 1882 at this site and moved to a new location. No station buildings survive at this site.

Station Site Notes:

1878 repaired; 1882 moved to new site due to coastal erosion; 1888 old station replaced; 1914 station so seriously damaged by storm as to require protective construction (USLSS Annual Reports). Station moved in 1881 because of encroachment of the sea. In 1888 a new site was acquired across the street from the former site and adjoining the lighthouse reservation; discontinued on 3/20/1964 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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