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1895. (photo) U.S. Life-Saving Station, Cape May, New Jersey

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1895. (photo) U.S. Life-Saving Station, Cape May, New Jersey

1895. (photo) U.S. Life-Saving Station, Cape May, New Jersey. H.A.B.S. photo. 8” x 11”. The Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are dedicated to preserving America’s architectural history by gathering a diverse range of historic photographs and architectural designs of buildings throughout the country. This clear, close photo provides great detail of the modified 1876-Type Cape May Life-Saving Station. The station was built for the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition and after was moved to Cape May, New Jersey where it guarded the New Jersey entrance to Delaware Bay. Clear and close view, digital print. (F-). $38.