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Middle Island, Michigan
Photos courtesy of Eric Hartlep. Please contact Eric for more information on the Hartlep family.

Middle Island is located in Lake Huron near Alpena, Michigan. The station was put into service in September of 1881 and is situated on the north end of the island.



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This is a photo of the Lifesaving Crew/Coast Guard Crew during a drill. Photo was taken between 1910 and 1915. Note the breeches buoy in the background center. The one person who is identified in this group is George Hartlep who is just to the left of the breeches buoy.

 

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