Manistee Station Site

Manistee, MI

Also known as Manistee

The Manistee Station Site site was established in 1979


This is an active site from 1879-present


This is the original site location


Designation number: 278 (264)

Station still active. 1879 station house was torn down in the mid 1950s and replaced by a late 1930s Equipment Building. Equipment Building was torn down in 2003 and replaced by a new station house. 2003 station house survives.

Station Site Notes:

1878 work to start spring 1879; 1879 completed; 1884 enlarged and increased facilities for launching and receiving the lifeboat, moved to a new site; 1910 extensive repairs and improvements; 1911 repairs completed (USLSS Annual Reports). On June 4, 2001, Station Manistee was honored at an establishment ceremony. Station Manistee will now be the parent command to Stations Ludington and Frankfort as part of the Coast Guard?s reorganization plan; new, smaller stations will be built in Manistee, Ludington and Frankfort. The stations are scheduled to open in January or February of 2003 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 2003 station house is surviving at this site

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