Pointe aux Barques Station Site

Port Hope (Port Austin Township), MI

Also known as Point aux Barques (1874-1886); Pointe aux Barques (1887-1941)

The Pointe aux Barques Station Site site was established in 1876


This is not an active site. It was active 1876-1937 (Listed as active 1938-1941)


This site was closed (in) 1937


This is the original site location


Designation number: 248

Station closed in 1937 and turned over to GSA in 1956. 1876 station house survives but was moved to Port Austin in 1964 as part of Huron City Museums.

Station Site Notes:

1874 site secured, plans and specs being prepared; 1875 contract entered into, building rapidly progressing; 1876 completed and occupied by crews; 1914 launchway wrecked and boathouse damaged by storm (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1956 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The None at this site. 1876 station house moved to Huron City Museums in Port Austin in 1964. is surviving at this site

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