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Station Tawas

Station Tawas

History of Station Tawas

Original Lifeboat station was created in 1876, known as "Ottawa Point". The station is the oldest in the District, and the only surviving example of the first series of life saving stations on the Great Lakes. The name was changed on July 1, 1902. The station was also nicknamed Near Light Lake Huron.

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Contact Information

U.S. Coast Guard Station Tawas
600 Lighthouse Road
East Tawas, MI 48730
(989) 362-4429


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