South Haven Station Site

South Haven, MI

Also known as South Haven

The South Haven Station Site site was established in 1886


This site was closed (in) 1905 (at this site, 1973 at new [2nd] site)


This is an active site from 1886-1905


This is the original site location


Designation number: 286 (272)

Station closed in 1905 at this site and moved to a new location. 1886 station house was moved by barge to the new site where it was put in service. Station house was destroyed by fire in 1989.

Station Site Notes:

1883 site selected; 1884 title secured, plans in preparation; 1886 being constructed; 1887 completed and put into service (USLSS Annual Reports). A Life Saving Station was built in 1887. Station moved to the south side of the harbor entrance in 1905. The dwelling was occupied until March 1972. In 1973 the station was deactivated and converted into an Auxiliary augmented outfit with no regular personnel assigned (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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