Kill Devil Hill Station Site

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Also known as Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hill Station Site site was established in 1878


This is not an active site. It was active 1878-1964


This site was closed (in) 1964


This is the original site location


Designation number: 173

Station closed in 1964. 1878 station house survives and is a real estate office. 1933 station house was demolished in 2004.

Station Site Notes:

1878 will soon be in operation (1882-1883?); 1885 additions and repairs (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1964; The crew from this station assisted Orville and Wilbur Wright in their historic first heavier-than-air flight on 17 December 1903 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

View Buildings at this Station Site