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17138. (photo) Life-Saving Service Watch House, Rye, NH c.1954.

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17138. (photo) Life-Saving Service Watch House, Rye, NH c.1954.

17138. (photo) Life-Saving Service Watch House, Rye, NH c.1954. Rare photo shows the old watch house from the Rye Life-Saving Station. Information written on the back indicates that the watch house stood at the life-saving / Coast Guard station until the station was closed in 1938, when it was then moved to Rye Harbor. The image shows the watch house at Rye harbor following Hurricane Carol in 1954. Rare image measures 3 ½” x 5” and is clear and fairly close. Notice in the background what may be a post for a post or lens lantern. We were not aware of this watch house at Rye until this photo. (VG+). $34.