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Pea Island Life-Saving Station

Douglas E. Stover

Pea Island Life-Saving Station

Rodanthe, North Carolina, Coast Guard Station #177 : historic resource study

by Douglas E. Stover

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Published by National Park Service, Outer Banks Group Headquarters in Manteo, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Life-Saving Service -- History,
  • Lifesaving stations -- North Carolina -- Pea Island -- History,
  • Lifesaving -- North Carolina -- Pea Island -- History,
  • Shipwrecks -- North Carolina -- Pea Island -- History,
  • Rescues -- North Carolina -- Pea Island -- History,
  • Pea Island (N.C.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 83)

    Statementwritten by Douglas Stover.
    ContributionsCape Hatteras National Seashore (N.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK1324.N8 S76 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24067293M
    LC Control Number2009517010

    Driven from his home by the Ku Klux Klan and still reeling from the death of his mother, Nathan moves with his father and grandfather to the desolate Pea Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina to start a new life. Fortunately, life on Pea Island at the end of the 19th century is far from quiet. The other island residents include the surfmen--the African American crew of the nearby U.S Author: Elisa Carbone. Pea Island Living Saving Station Outer Banks, NC, 12 year old Nathan wants to be a part of the life saving crew instead of a fisherman like his father. But with only one all African American life saving station in the area (the life saving stations are segregated), Nathan's father tells him that his chances of getting on the team are very /5.

    ' - Photo: Pea Island LSS, (), Cape Hatteras National Seashore 49 Appendix: Collection of Letter of Pea Island Life-Saving Station () The National Park Service, Outer Banks Group is the keeper's of some archival collections of original letters of the Pea Island Life Saving Station from 1 including photographs of the.   This book describes the Pea Island station that was staffed by an all black crew. Their bravery and success in saving lives in the face of the horrific racism they lived through is a /5.

    Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc., Manteo, North Carolina. likes 2 talking about this 32 were here. Richard Etheridge, the nation's first African American Keeper in the U.S. Life-Saving 5/5.   How did racial prejudice and bigotry contribute to the fact that the keeper and the crew of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station weren't honored with the Gold Life-Saving Medal until years later? Family--Ask students to discuss how the Weems family in Stealing Freedom has a stronger sense of family than the Price family. Define the term Author: Elisa Carbone.


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Pea Island Life-Saving Station by Douglas E. Stover Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book tells the story of Station 17 of Pea Island, North Carolina, and its courageous captain, Richard Etheridge. A former slave and Civil War veteran, Etheridge was appointed Keeper of the Pea Island station, but when the white crew already in place refused to serve under him, he recruited and trained an entirely black by: 2.

Stat located on the desolate beaches of Pea Island, North Carolina, housed one such unit, and Richard Etheridge—the only black man to lead a lifesaving crew—was its captain.

Read More BET Television Clip on Pea Island Surfmen. I am pleased to make available this history of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station, Rodanthe, North Carolina.

The research was undertaken to help Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and the Town of Manteo interpret the histories of Pea Island Life-Saving Station on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Rodanthe: Address, Phone Number, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Reviews: /5 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum () 5 min. Points of Interest & Landmarks.

Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC (64) mi. Art Galleries. Rodanthe Pier () 14 min. Piers & Boardwalks. See all /5(). Inthe Coast Guard awarded the Gold Life-saving Medal posthumously to the keeper and crew of the Pea Island station for the heroic rescues from the E.S. Newman.

In Augustthe USCGC Richard Etheridge, the second of the United States Coast Guard Sentinel-class cutters, was launched, named in honor of a heroic enlisted member of the. Pea Island Life-Saving Station (NC) on 11 October The station keeper, Richard Etheridge, had discontinued the routine patrols due to the high water that had inundated the island.

Surfman Theodore Meekins, however, saw what he thought was a distress signal and lit a Coston flare. He then called to Etheridge to look for a return signal. Pea Island Life-Saving Station was located on the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

It was the first life-saving station in the country to have an all-#black crew, and it was the first in the nation to have a black man, Richard Etheridge, as the commanding d Etheridge was born into #slavery on Januand was the property of John B. Etheridge on the Outer Banks of North.

The station is most known for the Octorescue of the entire nine member crew of the three-masted schooner the E.S. Newman when the vessel caught in a terrifying storm was blown miles south off course and came ashore two miles south of the Pea Island station. Fire on the Beach Book tells the story of the U.S.

Pea Island Life-Saving Service, formed inled by Richard Etheridge. Fire on the Beach. From to the closing of the station inthe Pea Island crew saved scores of men, women and children who, under other circumstances, would have considered the hands of those reaching out to.

Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers - Kindle edition by Wright, David, Zoby, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers/5(12).

- Explore pford69's board "Pea Island Life Saving Station", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Island life, Island and Outer banks nc pins. The Pea Island Life-Saving Station was established with the construction of an Type station building.

It was located on the beach across from where the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge headquarters is currently located. The Type station served until the early ’s when a fire destroyed the building.

Pea Island ceased to exist entirely from untilwhen Hurricane Irene reopened the New Inlet, recreating Pea Island. From toPea Island was merely the northern 11 miles or so of Hatteras Island.

Pea Island was home to the Pea Island Life-Saving Station, the first U.S. Coast Guard life-saving station to have an all African History: Pea Island Life-Saving Station. When Richard Etheridge was appointed keeper of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station on Januhe was the first black man to lead a crew of surfmen in the U.S.

Lifesaving Service. Even with the Outer Banks’ rightful place as a land of firsts, there may never have been a native citizen as groundbreaking as Etheridge was in his : Catherine Kozak.

The Pea Island Life-Saving Station had an all-black crew from Richard Etheridge’s appointment as keeper inuntil it closed in Pictured are.

The Black Hero's of Pea Island Life-Saving Station (Get your cup of coffee first - this will take awhile) The Pea Island Visitor Center sign, in its parking lot, says an all black lifesaving station was once on these lands There is more information inside and we sell a book and DVD on : Marilyn Kircus.

Fortunately, life on Pea Island at the end of the 19th century is far from quiet. The other island residents include the surfmen--the African American crew of the nearby U.S. Life-Saving Station--and soon Nathan is lending an extra hand to these men as they rescue sailors from sinking ships/5(6).

Pea Island life-saving station Rodanthe, North Carolina, Coast Guard Station # historic resource study /. Pea Island, Waves, North Carolina. likes 18 talking about this 4, were here. Pea Island is an island which is part of the Outer Banks of North /5(). Pea Island Visitor Center. Open daily fromyou'll always be greeted with warmth and knowledge.

Visitors always tell us our volunteer staff are simply the BEST. Pea Island Visitor Center. Monarchs are Heading North. As of March 30 monarchs have been reported in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee. As they arrive in your area look for eggs and. Pea Island Station 17 Cookhouse Collins Park Sir Walter Raleigh Street Manteo, N.C.

() The Pea Island Life-Saving Station Cookhouse has been refurbished and now stands, with a statue of Richard Etheridge, as a tribute to the contributions of .Born into slavery on Roanoke Island, Etheridge was in charge of the U.S.

Life-Saving Service Station at Pea Island from January to May The story of Etheridge and the Pea Island surfmen has been immortalized in the riveting book, Fire on the Beach, and recently made into a .Captain Richard Etheridge, a Union Army veteran, became the first African-American to command a Life-Saving station when the service appointed him as the keeper of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station in North Carolina in