Duck in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Caffey's Inlet, U.S. Lifesaving Station No. 5
The mission of the U.S.L.S.S. was the systematic saving of shipwrecked victims, their cargo and the ships in that order. In 1915, the Lifesaving Service was joined with the Cutter Revenue Service to form the U.S. Coast Guard. This station had been decommissioned by the 1950'.
The Lifesaving Station was renovated in 1977 and opened as the Sanderling Inn Restaurant in September 1985.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 36° 13.37′ N, 75° 46.232′ W. Marker is in Duck, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from Duck Road (State Highway 12), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1461 Duck Road, Kitty Hawk NC 27949, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Field Research Facility (approx. 3 miles away); Powder Ridge Club (approx. 3.7 miles away); Thomas J. Jarvis (approx. 5.4 miles away); Wreck Of The Metropolis (approx. 7.6 miles away); Currituck Sound (approx. 9 miles away); Take a Boy Fishing in North Carolina (approx. 9.1 miles away); Monument to a Century of Flight (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Knights (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duck.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.