Wash Woods Station Site

Corolla, NC

Also known as Deal's Island (1878-1882); Wash Woods (1883-1951)

The Wash Woods Station Site site was established in 1878


This is not an active site. It was active 1878-1917


This site was closed (in) 1917 (at this site, 1951 at new [2nd] site)


This is the original site location


Designation number: 166

Station closed in 1917 at this site and moved to a new location. 1878 station house does not survive.

Station Site Notes:

1878 will soon be in operation (1882/1883?); 1885 additions and repairs; 1918 contract awarded for new dwelling; 1919 dwelling and outbuilding rebuilt (USLSS Annual Reports). Abandoned in 1951 (USCG Historian's Website). Decommissioned in 1954-'55. The building was used as a fishing camp and later as a hunting lodge (Fielding Tyler, Old Coast Guard Museum).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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