Quoddy Head Station Site

Lubec, ME

Also known as West Quoddy Head (1874-1882); Quoddy Head (1883-1970)

The Quoddy Head Station Site site was established in 1874


This is not an active site. It was active 1874-1918


This site was closed (in) 1918 (at this site, 1970 at new [2nd] site)


This is the original site location


Designation number: 1

Station closed in 1918 at this site and moved to a new location. Station buildings intentionally burned in a training exercise ca. 1928.

Station Site Notes:

1873 contracts for construction made; 1874 erected; 1882 sheds constructed for apparatus and stores; 1916 launching facilities extensively improved (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 10/16/1874 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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