Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, Rodanthe

4.9
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
The Chicamacomico Historical Association is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization who’s purpose is to restore, preserve and interpret the buildings and history of Chicamacomico Life- Saving Station, as well as the U.S. Life-Saving Service and its successor, the U.S. Coast Guard on the Outer Banks. The Association owns and operates the museum site and the museum shop and raises its own funds. 100% of all admission fees, gift shop purchases, memberships, and donations go directly to the preservation, restoration, and operation of this historic site.
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  • Because of unpredictable water conditions and the loss of many ships in the area, the US Federal Government authorized the building of this and other lifesaving stations in North Carolina. The...  more »
  • So much history, absolutely fascinating. Who knew these brave men were the precursors to the US Coast Guard?! They were ready to risk their own lives to save others in peril. I highly recommend...  more »
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  • Very cool place. The historical involvement of Outer Banks with WW1 I had no idea about. Worth a quick stop in!
  • So cool! The staff knew a lot of interesting history, and the place feels incredibly preserved by people who really care. Love this place with all my heart!
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