Grand Marais Life Saving Station
Grand Marais, MI. Lake Superior

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Station Grand Marais, Michigan
Coast Guard Station #296

Location:

West side entrance to Grand Marais Harbor, 1/3 mile south of Grand Marais Harbor of Refuge Outer Light;

Date of Conveyance

1897

Station Built:

1899

Fate:

Still in operation

Station Type:

 

Keepers:

Benjamin Truedell was appointed keeper on 3 MAR 1900 and was still serving in 1915.

Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest city: GRAND MARAIS

Date station established: 1899
Date current building(s) built: 1938
Builder: U.S. COAST GUARD

Is station active? NO Date deactived: 1983
Existing Structures: STATION BUILDING (1938), QUARTERS (1938)

Are there existing vessels? YES; Type: 36-FOOT LIFEBOAT

Current use: MUSEUM/OFFICES/HOUSING
Open to the public? YES
Public Phone: 906-387-2607
Access: PICTURED ROCK NATIONAL LAKESHORE

Owner: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE/GRAND MARAIS MARITIME MUSEUM
PICTURED ROCK NATIONAL LAKESHORE
P.O. BOX 40
MUNISING, MI 49862

National Register status: UNDETERMINED

Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest city: GRAND MARAIS
Owner: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE/GRAND MARAIS MARITIME MUSEUM
Current use: MUSEUM/OFFICES/HOUSING
Hours:
Public Phone: 906-387-2607
Access: PICTURED ROCK NATIONAL LAKESHORE

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Revised: 01/12/07.