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U.S. Coast Guard Lake Worth Inlet Station, Dwelling, Peanut Island, Riviera Beach, Palm Beach County, FL



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B&W Photos

HB338275
BWPhotos 377911

HB338276
BWPhotos 377912

HB338277
BWPhotos 377913

HB338278
BWPhotos 377914


Item Title
BWPhotos 377914

Location
Peanut Island, Riviera+Beach+vicinity, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS FL-390-A
Building/structure dates: 1936 initial construction
Significance: The Dwelling at Lake Worth Inlet Station exemplifies the Coast Guard's standard Dwellings at upgraded and new lifeboat stations built throughout the coastal United States from about 1931 until 1941. The Dwelling retains its original form and interior organization. Its cupola watch house has a commanding view of Lake Worth Inlet, the Port of Palm Beach, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the Atlantic Ocean.

Subjects
Officers' Quarters


Related Names
U.S. Coast Guard Civil Engineer's Office
Latham, P. Julian
Divoll, Leslie, Historian
Walker, C. J., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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