North Manitou Island Station Site

Leland, MI

Also known as North Manitou Island

The North Manitou Island Station Site site was established in 1877


This is not an active site. It was active 1877-1933 (Listed as inactive 1934-1938)


This site was closed (in) 1933


This is the original site location


Designation number: 273

Station closed in 1933 and abandoned in 1938. The Manitou Island Association purchased the station in 1938 and used it as housing until they sold to the National Park Service in 1984. 1854 boathouse, and 1877 and 1887 station houses survive and are part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Station Site Notes:

1887 contracts entered into for new keeper's dwelling; 1888 keeper's dwelling added (USLSS Annual Reports). Discontinued in 1939 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1854 boathouse 1877 station house, 1887 station house is surviving at this site

View Buildings at this Station Site