1875The Life Saving Station was built at Davis Neck.Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Lifesaving Station at Davis Neck, c. 1880s. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 14026
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The crew kept dories at the ready in a small boat house and patrolled the entire shoreline with lanterns during bad weather. The men lived at the station for ten months of the year.

Erkkila, Barbara H. Village at Lane’s Cove. Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1989.
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