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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. This category is for those markers found in the state of Alaska.
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Alaska Historic MarkersSullivan Winter Roadhouse Marker - Delta Junction, Alaska

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Marker for historic roadhouse in Delta Junction, Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersNorthern Terminus of the "ALCAN" Highway - Delta Junction, Alaska

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Marker located at visitors center in Delta Junction giving brief history of the ALCAN highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersPipeline History - Fairbanks, Alaska

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Marker giving history and other information about the Alaska Pipeline located at the visitors area for the pipeline north of Fairbanks on the Steese Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: 5/16/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersWillow Creek Mining District - Near Houston, AK, USA

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The Willow Creek Mining District was an established claim and settlement that was typical of other mining districts in then the territory of Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/8/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersBarnette's Landing - Fairbanks, Alaska

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Historical plaque marking location of where the founder of Fairbanks landed.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 3/6/2011

last visited: 5/11/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersFairbanks USO - Fairbanks, Alaska

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Marker commemorating the former location of the USO in Fairbanks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/25/2011

last visited: 5/11/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe Voyages of Captain Cook - The Second Voyage - Anchorage, Alaska

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Within this sculpture, there are three markers along with the likeness of the three ships, Captain Cook used in his exploration of world in the 1700's. This is the second of three waymarks for the history of these voyages.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/19/2011

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe Voyages of Captain Cook - The First Voyage - Anchorage, Alaska

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Within this sculpture, there are three markers along with the likeness of the three ships, Captain Cook used in his exploration of world in the 1700's. This is the first of three waymarks for the history of these voyages.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/19/2011

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersConstitutional Convention - Fairbanks, Alaska

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Historical marker on Constitution Hall on the campus of the University of Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/16/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersKetchikan Daily News - Ketchikan, AK

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The Ketchikan Daily News located at 501 Dock Street became a daily here in 1935...and then brought the State's first Offset Press here in 1966.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/12/2011

last visited: 8/8/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe Voyages of Captain Cook - The Third Voyage - Anchorage, Alaska

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Within this sculpture, there are three markers along with the likeness of the three ships, Captain Cook used in his exploration of world in the 1700's. This is the third of three waymarks for the history of these voyages.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/10/2011

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersBypassed Town Shivels - Wasilla, Alaska

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Historical marker giving brief history of the shrinking of the town of Knik when it was bypassed by the Alaska Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/10/2011

last visited: 3/19/2011

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Alaska Historic MarkersFollowing the Money - Wasilla, Alaska

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Gold rush historical marker in Wasilla, Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 2/10/2011

last visited: 3/19/2011

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Alaska Historic MarkersMatanuska Colony Project - Palmer, Alaska

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Set of historical markers giving brief history of New Deal project which brought colonists to Palmer area during the Great Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/24/2010

last visited: 2/1/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersKenai Refuge Beginnings - Kasilof, Alaska

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Historical marker giving a brief history of the creation of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on the Kenai Peninsula in southcentral Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/17/2010

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersRussian Discovers First Gold in Alaska - Kenai, Alaska

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Historical marker giving brief history of the discovery of gold in Alaska. The marker is located on the grounds of the Kenai Visitors Center in Kenai, Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersHope Survives Gold Fever - Turnagain Arm, Alaska

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Gold Rush Centennial historical marker giving brief history of Hope Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/7/2010

last visited: 5/21/2011

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Alaska Historic MarkersStampeders Flood the Arm - Turnagain Arm

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Gold Rush Centennial marker giving brief history of the large number of people who descended on the Turnagain Arm area during the Gold Rush.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/7/2010

last visited: 1/31/2011

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Alaska Historic Markers478 Miles of Steel - Anchorage, Alaska

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Historical marker giving brief history of the construction of the Alaska Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 6/22/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersLodes of Gold in Hatcher Pass, Alaska

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This sign discribes the impact of finding gold in Hatcher Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Alaska Historic MarkersTent City - 1915 - Anchorage, Alaska

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Historical marker giving brief history of the tent city as Anchorage's beginning.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: 6/22/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersCoal, Farms, & The Railroad - Anchorage, Alaska

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Historical marker giving brief history of early reasons for Alaska Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: 6/22/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe Crow Creek Boys, Turnagain Arm, Alaska

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This interpretive sign celebrates the Alaska Gold Rush Centennial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Alaska Historic MarkersCity Hall - Anchorage, Alaska

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Historical marker for former Anchorage City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 5/31/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersPioneer School - Anchorage, Alaska

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Historical marker for first school house in Anchorage, Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: 7/28/2009

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