Sleeping Bear Point Life Saving Station.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Built in 1901 along the dunes of Sleeping Bear Point, the station was nearly buried by the moving sand. Horses pulled the building to this site in 1930. The Life Saving Service became a part of the U.S. Coast Guard. The station served until the early 1940ís.
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
Location. 44° 54.45′ N, 86° 2.058′ W. Marker is in Glen Arbor, Michigan, in Leelanau County. Marker is on Sleeping Bear Drive. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8799 Sleeping Bear Drive, Glen Arbor MI 49636, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Moving Dune (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sand and Ice
Also see . . . Sleeping Bear Point Life Saving Station. (Submitted on December 27, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 26, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.