Thousands of people have passed this little brick building unaware its significance during WWII
as it served as the Headquarters for the US Navy Shore patrol an armed force which patrolled the island 24/7 during WWII as it was high up on the list of industrial facility's which Nazi Germany had on its list of places to hit as the LST Landing Ship Tanks and other boats where built on the island. In fact if you where caught on the island without a special pass you could well end up shot on site for being a spy.
|Lockers for personnel|
|door to small armory where riffles where kept|
|A LST paid for by Citizens of Allegheny County being commissioned at N I Boat Yard|
|Bench in the jail cell which held drunks and those who came on island with out a pass|