Potunk Station Site

Southampton, NY

Also known as Tanner?s Point (1855-1878 or 1879); Westhampton (1879 or 1880-1882); Petunk (1883-1893); Potunk (1894-1940)

The Potunk Station Site site was established in 1855


This is not an active site. It was active 1855-1936 (Listed as inactive 1937-1940)


This site was closed (in) 1936


This is the original site location


Designation number: 75

Station closed in 1936. All of the buildings were destroyed by the September 1938 hurricane.

Station Site Notes:

Spring 1871 (1872?) repaired and enlarged; 1886 contracts entered for repairs and enlargements. 1936 listed as active but without a keeper and crew. 1937-1938 listed as inactive (USLSS Annual Reports). All buildings at the site were destroyed during the September 1938 hurricane.

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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