Short Beach Station Site (Jones Beach since 1990)
Also known as Short Beach (1878-1989?); Jones Beach (1990-present)
The Short Beach Station Site (Jones Beach since 1990) site was established in 1990 (at this site, 1878 at original site)
Station still active at this site. 1990 station house survives.
Station Site Notes:
1878 in the process of construction; 1879 completed; 1890 moved because of encroachment of the sea; 1893 repairs and improvements, and moved because of encroachment of the sea (USLSS Annual Reports). In May of 1987, the CG Facilities Design and Construction Command Norfolk, VA began construction of the present facility. The old boathouse with associated marine railway was demolished that year, and the old station was demolished in March of 1990 (Station Website).
Buildings at this Station Site
The 1990 station house is surviving at this site