Little Kinnakeet Station Site

Avon, NC

Also known as Little Kinnakeet

The Little Kinnakeet Station Site site was established in 1874


This is not an active site. It was active 1878-1937 and 1948-1954 (Listed as inactive 1938-1947)


This site was closed (in) 1954


This is the original site location


Designation number: 181

Station closed on June 14, 1954 and turned over to the Department of the Interior. 1874 and 1904 station houses survive and are part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. They both are being restored by the National Park Service.

Station Site Notes:

1875; 1885 additions and repairs; 1904 rebuilding the old station completed and new station and ready for occupancy (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1970; it was deactivated on June 14, 1954 and turned over to the custody of the National Park Service (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1874 station house; 1904 station house is surviving at this site

View Buildings at this Station Site