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Pea Island Life-Saving Station, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Outer Banks, North Carolina | by Ken Lund
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Pea Island Life-Saving Station, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Outer Banks, North Carolina

Pea Island Life-Saving Station was a life-saving station on Pea Island, on the Outer Banks of 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 commanding officer.

 

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Taken on June 17, 2014