Jones Beach Station Site

Hempstead, NY

Also known as Jones?s Beach (east end) (1872-1875); Jones' Beach east end (1873-1882); Jones' Beach (1883-1890); Jones Beach (1891-1949)

The Jones Beach Station Site site was established in 1855


This is not an active site. It was active 1855-1933?


This site was closed (in) 1933? (at this site, 1949 at new [2nd] site)


This is the original site location


Designation number: 86

Station closed in 1933? at this site and moved to a new location. No station buildings survive at this site.

Station Site Notes:

1872 completed and with apparatus; 1878 repaired; 1886 contracts entered for repairs and enlargements; 1888 extensive repairs and enlargements made (USLSS Annual Reports). In 1931, it was proposed to move and rebuild this station. The station was badly damaged in the hurricane which swept the Atlantic coast in September of 1938. The station remained on the active list through World War II and disappeared from the listing of stations in April 1949 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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