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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 MarkersTents to Skyscrapers - Anchorage, AK

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The history of Anchorage, from the initial tent city to the surveying and auction of the lots forming the new town in 1915. Located on the east side of C Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 6/22/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersBridging the Gap - Denali Train Depot - Denali National Park

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This is one of several markers located on the platform at the Denali Train Depot. There is a set of the markers on the north and the south side of the depot. You do not need a ticket to view these markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 9/4/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersA Road More Traveled - Denali Train Depot - Denali National Park

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This is one of several markers located on the platform at the Denali Train Depot. There is a set of the markers on the north and the south side of the depot. You do not need a ticket to view these markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 6/25/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe Time-Honored Trail - Denali Train Depot - Denali National Park

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This is one of several markers located on the platform at the Denali Train Depot. There is a set of the markers on the north and the south side of the depot. You do not need a ticket to view these markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 6/25/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersTunnels Lost to Time - Denali Train Depot - Denali National Park

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History of three tunnels along the Alaska Railroad. All three have now been removed. Located on the side of the Denali Train Depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 5/29/2014

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Alaska Historic MarkersMountains in Motion / Hot Rocks - Denali National Park

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Glaciers and tectonic forces are still at work shaping the Denali landscape. Located in a rest stop on Park Rd., Denali National Park. See the parks web site for access information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 9/3/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersIce Age Hunters - Denali National Park

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Ice age hunters flowed the Caribou trails through Denali. Located at a rest stop along the Park Road in the Denali Nation Park. See parks web site for access information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 9/3/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersAnchorage Aloft! - Earthquake park - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is located in Earthquake Park located on W Northern Lights Blvd. It is also accessible from the Tony Knowles Bicycle Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersMeasuring the Magnitude of Damage - Earthquake park - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is located in Earthquake Park located on W Northern Lights Blvd. It is also accessible from the Tony Knowles Bicycle Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersTsunami - Earthquake park - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is located in Earthquake Park located on W Northern Lights Blvd. It is also accessible from the Tony Knowles Bicycle Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe earth did quake - Earthquake park - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is located in Earthquake Park located on W Northern Lights Blvd. It is also accessible from the Tony Knowles Bicycle Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersTurnagain Heights Slide - Earthquake park - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is located in Earthquake Park located on W Northern Lights Blvd. It is also accessible from the Tony Knowles Bicycle Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersJames Cook - Anchorage, AK

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This plaque is on the front of the base of the statue of Capt. James Cook in Resolution Park overlooking Cook Inlet and is on L St in Anchorage, AK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersWhat’s on the horizon? - Resolution Park - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is in Resolution Park overlooking Cook Inlet and is on L St in Anchorage, AK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersThe First in Alaska... - Hyder, AK

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This marker is located near Alaska's first masonry building just across the Canadian border in Hyder, Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersArmy Engineer Storehouse Number Four - Hyder, AK

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Marker on Alaska's first masonry building located in Hyder, Alaska, just across the Canadian border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersWhat is this “Rock Man”? - Wild Berry Park - Anchorage, AK

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A large "Rock man" or inuksuk located at the Wild Berry Park, Anchorage, AK. The marker explains what a inuksuk is.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersResolution Park 1776 / 1778 - Anchorage, AK

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This marker is located at the entrance to Resolution Park. The park features a statue of Captain Cook and a magnificent view of Cook Inlet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Alaska Historic MarkersSaving A Historic Treasure - Hyder, AK

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This marker describes saving Alaska's first masonry building just across the Canadian border in Hyder, Alaska, and the listing of the structure on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersFirst Legislature - Juneau, AK

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Marker in the entrance to the Elks building marks the site the 1913 meeting at which the Alaska's Territorial Legislature was organized.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Alaska

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersAlaska's Gold Rush Era - Salcha, Alaska

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Marker giving gold mining history in Alaska located along the Richardson Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersTanana Valley Gold - Salcha, Alaska

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Marker giving history of gold mining in the area. Located on pull off on the Richardson Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersGold In Tenderfoot - Richardson, Alaska

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Marker giving the history of mining in the area located along the Richardson Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersGetting Gold - Richardson, Alaska

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Historical marker along the Richardson Highway giving different methods of getting gold used in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Alaska Historic MarkersGold Rush Crossroads - Big Delta, Alaska

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Marker for location now known as Big Delta previously known as McCarty along the Richardson Highway north of Delta, Junction.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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