Alaskan Hotel
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 58° 18.016 W 134° 24.302
8V E 534873 N 6462293
Quick Description: Also known as the Northlander Hotel. This is Alaskan Heritage Resources Survey site JUN-125.
Location: Alaska, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2008 8:34:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM410F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 17

Long Description:
The Alaskan Hotel is the oldest operating hotel in Alaska, opening on Tuesday, September 16, 1913. When it front doors swung open, the keys were attached to a balloon and sent skyward, symbolizing that the doors would always be open to guests.

The hotel is an excellent architectural example of transitional change between 19th and 20th century.
Street address:
167 S. Franklin Street
Juneau, AK USA


County / Borough / Parish: Juneau

Year listed: 1978

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Domestic, Hotel

Current function: Domestic Hotel

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and brief account of your visit. Include any additional observations or information that you may have, particularly about the current condition of the site. Additional photos are highly encouraged, but not mandatory.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
SnailMan1 visited Alaskan Hotel 8/7/2016 SnailMan1 visited it
elyob visited Alaskan Hotel 8/7/2014 elyob visited it
sassainfl visited Alaskan Hotel 12/29/2011 sassainfl visited it
adenium visited Alaskan Hotel 6/7/2011 adenium visited it
Metro2 visited Alaskan Hotel 8/26/2009 Metro2 visited it
Tygress visited Alaskan Hotel 8/16/2009 Tygress visited it
teeoff2 visited Alaskan Hotel 6/5/2009 teeoff2 visited it
Plumr1 visited Alaskan Hotel 9/8/2008 Plumr1 visited it

View all visits/logs