Monmouth Beach Station Site

Ocean Township, NJ

Also known as Monmouth Beach

The Monmouth Beach Station Site site was established in 1872 (at this site, 1848 at original site)


This is not an active site. It was active 1872-1895


This site was closed (in) 1895 (at this site, 1963 at last [3rd] site)


This site was moved in 1895. Moved to new [3rd] site in 1895 but retained name. Active from 1848 to 1872? at original site. (See Station ID # 125.1 and 125.3)


Designation number: NA (100 at 3rd site)

Station closed in 1895 at this site and moved to a new location. No station buildings survive at this site.

Station Site Notes:

1878 repaired; 1882 extensively repaired and strengthened; 1895 new station built to replace old one, which was built many years ago and had become inadequate (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1964 (USCG Historian's Website). The Coast Guard occupied the station until the late 1950's. New Jersey Marine Police took over the station in the 1960's and remained there until 1993 when they ceased operations and the station was abandoned. The station was eventually restored as the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center and was dedicated on May 27, 2000 (Monmouth Beach Cultural Center Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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