Old Harbor U.S. Life Saving Station

Also known as: USCG Station, Old Harbor Life Saving Museum
Provincetown, Massachusetts, at the end of Race Point Road

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Description 

Formerly located on Nauset Beach, Chatham, Massachusett, but moved in 1977 to Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown when threatened by erosion.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 18, 1975
Reference number
75000159
Architectural styles
Victorian: Shingle Style; Other architectural type; Cape Cod
Areas of significance
Commerce; Conservation; Military; Architecture; Communications; Maritime History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Water-related; Coast guard facility
Current function
Conservation area
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1897; 1947
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 2

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