New Shoreham Station Site

New Shoreham, RI

Also known as Block Island (northeast side) (1874-1876 or 1877); New Shoreham (1877 or 1878-1941)

The New Shoreham Station Site site was established in 1874


This is not an active site. It was active 1874-1937 (Listed as inactive 1938-1941)


This site was closed (in) 1937


This is the original site location


Designation number: 61

Station closed in 1937 and abandoned in 1947. 1874 station house survives but was moved off site to Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT in 1968 and restored as museum exhibit.

Station Site Notes:

1873 arrangements being made for construction; 1874 erected; 1887 rebuilding; 1888 rebuilding completed; 1921 contract awarded for repairs and remodeling of station building; 1922 work completed? (at 22 stations) (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 9/2/1871(?) [1874?]; listed as inactive in 1938 and abandoned in 1947 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The None at this site. 1874 station house moved to new site in Mystic, CT in 1968. is surviving at this site

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