Port Austin Station Site

Port Austin Township, MI

Also known as Port Austin (1878-1882); Grindstone City (1883-1902); Port Austin (1903-1938)

The Port Austin Station Site site was established in 1897 (at this site, 1881 at original site)


This is not an active site. It was active 1897-1921 (Listed as inactive 1922-1938)


This site was closed (in) 1921 (at this site, 1897 at original site)


This site was moved in NA. Active at original site from 1881 to 1897. (See Station ID # 331.1)


Designation number: 249

Station closed in 1922 at this site. Station house survives and is privately owned.

Station Site Notes:

1878 work to start spring 1879; 1879 title secured; 1881 completed; 1914 boathouse and pier destroyed by storm (USLSS Annual Reports). Discontinued in 1939 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1878 station house is surviving at this site

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