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View toward new station, Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station, Dare County, North Carolina

Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station (Rodanthe, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View toward new station, Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station, Dare County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Lifesaving stations
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0189
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Description:
Original lifesaving station, built in 1874, later converted to a boathouse.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Dare County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station (Rodanthe, Dare County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Mendeleff, Victor 
Builder:
more info on Meekins, Theodore S. 
Built:
Street:
23645 NC Highway 12
Community:
Rodanthe
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27968
Provenance note:
Lifesaving Service.
Historical note:
The lifesaving station is the most intact and best known in the state. The older structure was one of the original seven built by the Lifesaving Service. In 1911, Mendeleff designed the newer station, and the nineteenth century station, built in 1874, was converted to a boathouse. The lifesaving station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Dare County (N.C.)
Rodanthe (N.C.)
Subjects:
Public safety buildings
Lifesaving stations
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Boathouses
Latitude, Longitude:
35.595572, -75.467413
External Resources:
Chicamacomico Life Saving Station History