History, Arts & Culture

Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station Historic Site

Most complete U.S. Lifesaving Station site in the nation, with original station built in 1874 and a second station constructed in 1911. Listen to fantastic stories of the heroic feats of our nation`s first storm warriors. See demonstrations of antique style surf rescue cannon and apparatus. See tribute to America`s only all African- American U.S. Lifesaving Station at Pea Island. Predecessors to modern U.S. Coast Guard. Fantastic architecture. Special summer programs and events for the family. Admission charged. Hours: Open mid-April through November. Call for schedule.
Location: Highway 12 in the village of Rodanthe, on Hatteras Island at the MP 39.5
Phone: (252) 987-1552

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