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Captain George Foster Emmons (1811-1884), commander of the USS Ossipee, sailed into the Sitka harbor with United States
and Russian Commissioners for the ceremony transferring the Alaskan territory to the United States on 18 October 1867.
Dolly Arthur... one of the Creek's longest "working" residents
This house was the home of Dolly Arthur, Ketchikan's most famous "sporting woman."
From 1919 through the 1940s, it was also her place of business.
Beatrice Greene; the last working woman
For half a century, this house, like so many on the Creek, was part of Ketchikan's notorious red light district where both fish and men came upstream to spawn... the fish once, many of the men repeatedly.…
Joe Redington, Sr.
Born in Oklahoma, February 1, 1917 · Died in Alaska, June 24, 1999
Joe was an accomplished man; homesteader, big- game guide. bush pilot,
commercial fisherman, boat builder, fish- plant manager, and mountain climber.…
In loving memory of
Dean H. Christopherson
Made possible by a generous
Mrs. Elaine G. Christopherson
in memory of her husband
The cabin is similar to the cabin at Rohn
the eighth checkpoint on the Iditarod
Dedicated to the indomitable spirit of the
sled dogs of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
"The Last Great Race on Earth"
Endurance · Fidelity · Intelligence
Dedicated the first Saturday of March, 2012
Totem poles are carved to honor deceased ancestors, record history, social events, and oral tradition. They were never worshipped as religious objects.
This totem, carved by Israel Shotridge and raised in 1989, is a replica of the Chief Johnson…
Center Marker Panel:[Rendering of the cruiser USS Juneau(CL-52)]
'Lest We Forget'
The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal was as ferocious and decisive as any battle of World War II. It was not won cheaply. The night action of Fridaythe thirteenth of Nove…
This Wells Fargo Store began as the Bank of Alaska on March 20, 1916.In 1950, Bank of Alaska took on a national character as National Bank of Alaska, and went on to become a pioneer and leader in branch banking in Alaska. In 2000, National Bank of…
"Our people had log houses without nails and we all lived the same. We lived subsistence way of life, and love it that way. We have our fish houses, drying racks and all that."Alberta Stephan, Eklutna.
Athabascan pole and log dwellings were sim…