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Inquiry Question

Historical Context

Maps 1 & 2




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Locating the Site

Map 3: U.S.L.S.S. Stations on the Outer Banks.
[Map 3] with link to higher quality map.
(National Park Service)

Little Kinnakeet Lifesaving Station was among the first seven stations constructed on North Carolina's treacherous Outer Banks in 1874.

Questions for Map 3

1. Highlight the seven original U.S.L.S.S. stations.

2. What was the nearest station to Little Kinnakeet in 1874? When were closer stations built?

3. How many stations were constructed on the Outer Banks? Does this number surprise you? Why or why not?

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