South Manitou Island Station Site

Glen Arbor, MI

Also known as South Manitou Island

The South Manitou Island Station Site site was established in 1901


This is not an active site. It was active 1901-(1942-1944)


This site was closed (in) Between 1924 and 1944


This is the original site location


Designation number: 274 (260)

Station closed between 1942 and 1944, turned over to GSA in 1962, and transferred to the National Park Service in 1970. 1901 station house survives and is a ranger station and ranger housing as part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Station Site Notes:

1901 new station being built; 1902 station completed; 1917 contract awarded for improving launching facilities (USLSS Annual Reports). Turned over to GSA in 1962 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1901 station house is surviving at this site

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