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Historic Life-Saving Stations to Visit in North Carolina


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1. Caffey's Inlet Life-Saving Station

Location: Outer Banks
Nearest city: Duck
Owner: Sanderling Inn
Current use: Restaurant
Public phone: 252-261-4111

2. Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station (1874)

Location: Hatteras Island
Nearest city: Rodanthe
Owner: Chicamacomico Historical Association/National Park Service/Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Current use: Museum
Public phone: 252-987-2401

3. Kitty Hawk Life-Saving Station (1874)

Location: Outer Banks
Nearest city: Kitty Hawk
Owner: Private owner
Current use: Restaurant
Public phone: 252-261-3171

4. Ocracoke Lifeboat Station

Location: Northwest tip of Ocracoke Island
Nearest city: Ocracoke
Owner: U.S. Coast Guard
Current use: Coast Guard station
Public phone: 910-362-4015


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