Old Harbor Station Site

Chatham, MA

Also known as Old Harbor

The Old Harbor Station Site site was established in 1897


This is not an active site. It was active 1897-1921 and 1925-1944 (Listed as inactive 1922-1924)


This site was closed (in) 1944


This is the original site location


Designation number: 41

Station closed in 1944 and sold in 1947. Station purchased by the National Park Service in 1973 as part of Cape Cod National Seashore. 1898 station house survives but was moved to Provincetown in the winter of 1977-78 by the National Park Service. Site underwater.

Station Site Notes:

1897 contracts for new station made, will probably be completed during present fiscal year; 1898 completed and put into commission; 1910 less extensive repairs and improvements (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper assigned 11/23/1897; station not listed in 1945. Property abandoned in 1947 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The None at this site. 1898 station house (moved to new site in Provincetown in winter of 1977-78) is surviving at this site

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