Saint Joseph Station Site

Saint Joseph, MI

Also known as Saint Joseph

The Saint Joseph Station Site site was established in 1885 (at this site, 1875 at original site)


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1875 to 1885 at original site. (See Station ID # 372.1)


This is an active site from 1885-present


Designation number: 287 (273)

Station still active at this site. 1885 station house survives and is one of five original Life-Saving stations in use as an active Coast Guard Station as of 2007. 1875 station house does not survive and may have been torn down in the mid 1930s when a new boathouse was built in its site.

Station Site Notes:

1874 site secured, plans and specs being prepared; 1875 contract entered into, building rapidly progressing; 1876 established and put into operation; 1879 annex for boat wagons added; 1885 moved to a new site and enlarged (USLSS Annual Reports).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1885 station house is surviving at this site

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