Middle Island Station Site

Alpena Township, MI

Also known as Middle Island

The Middle Island Station Site site was established in 1881


This is not an active site. It was active 1881-1937 (Listed as inactive in 1938)


This site was closed (in) 1937


This is the original site location


Designation number: 253

Station closed in 1937 and abandoned in the middle 1950s. 1881 station house does not survive. All of the remains of the station were burned by the Michigan in 2006.

Station Site Notes:

1879 title secured; 1881 erected and put into operation; 1920 contract awarded for construction of lifeboat house; 1921 modern lifeboat houses with hoists constructed (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1958 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

It is unknown if there are surviving station houses at this site.

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