About the Station
A museum dedicated to the historic preservation and honor of all who served the Amagansett U.S. Life-Saving & Coast Guard Station from 1902 to 1944. Restored to its original appearance and situated at the site it was first commissioned in 1902, the Station is a significant part of the Town of East Hampton’s maritime history.
We are looking forward to seeing you this weekend at our 3rd Annual Amagansett Maritime Heritage Day! Visit the East Hampton Marine Museum, Amagansett Free Library Amagansett U.S. Life-Saving & Coast Guard Station and the The East End Classic Boat Society and for FREE between 11-4 on October 16th to learn all about our town's rich maritime history!
As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and with a very heavy heart and sadness for our fallen military and wounded warriors in Afghanistan and their families back home, please participate in this fund raising drive to provide continued care and support to all those Americans both military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for our country....thank you Rick M. son of a wounded warrior and author of The Man With the Jagged Red Scar...BASED IN PART, ON THE AMAGANSETT INCIDENT OF 1942, WHEN THE RESIDENTS OF THE EAST END OF LONG ISLAND WERE FACED WITH A THREAT THAT PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT CALLED "THE PEARL HARBOR OF THE ATLANTIC" .......only on Apple Books...
The historic Amagansett Lifesaving and Coast Guard Station opens for the season this Saturday May 1. It's going to be a beautiful day to take a guided tour and hear some sea shanties! 160 Atlantic Ave, Amagansett. Masks required for tours. David Cataletto Amagansett U.S. Life-Saving & Coast Guard Station
SALUTING ALL VETS and WOUNDED WARRIORS
IN HONOR OF VETERAN'S DAY...from THE MAN ON THE JAGGED RED SCAR.....BASED IN PART on the Amagansett Incident of July 1942...the only time in American history that an enemy force actually landed on American shores..
Chapter 22-The Round Up Amagansett July 1942
“Reign of Terror Hits Long Island”
At least 36 Dead in Village of Amagansett
U.S. NAVY Air sea rescue continues...
Bodies wash ashore along Main Beach East Hampton
Coast Guard on high alert for N**i U-Boats
FBI capture two N**i Saboteurs at Penn Station
Tale of Regatta Attack Gripping the Hamptons
President Roosevelt to Hold News Conference To Brief the
And so, just as the citizens of Amagansett Long Island were securing their homes against an enemy threat for the night, they gathered around the radio on the evening of July 5, 1942 to listen to President Roosevelt in a radio address heard around the world aptly calling this incursion
“The Pearl Harbor of the Atlantic.”
Again, on July 6, the headline in the East Hampton Gazette was ablaze with the words:
OVER 100 DEAD OR MISSING.
THE MAN WITH THE JAGGED RED SCAR currently FREE BOOK /Apple Books/goodreads/twitter/fb
Take a look at this work of bio-fiction which depicts how the peace and calm of the East End of Long Island is shattered when a small band of N**i saboteurs land on the shores of Amagansett during July of 1942 creating havoc in the villages and hamlets that stretch from Westhampton Beach to Montauk......Currently, a FREE book on Apple Books.
Celebrations were held at three maritime-themed locations in Amagansett — the East Hampton Historical Society’s Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road, the Amagansett U.S. Life-Saving & Coast Guard Station on Atlantic Avenue, and the The East End Classic Boat Society — for what was officially designated Amagansett Maritime Heritage Day.
Gallery by Richard Lewin