Kitty Hawk Station Site

Kitty Hawk, NC

Also known as Kitty Hawk Beach (1874-1876 or 1877); Kitty Hawk (1877 or 1878-1941)

The Kitty Hawk Station Site site was established in 1874


This is not an active site. It was active 1974-1921 (Listed as inactive 1922-1941)


This site was closed (in) 1921


This is the original site location


Designation number: 172

Station closed in 19321 and turned over to GSA in 1964. 1874 station house survives and is the Black Pelican Restaurant. 1911 station house survives and is privately owned.

Station Site Notes:

1874 erected (1882/1883?); 1885 additions and repairs; 1910 new station being constructed; 1911 station completed to replace worn-out antiquated building (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1964 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The None at this site. 1874 and 1911 station houses both moved to different sites in Kitty Hawk. is surviving at this site

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