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272 Fort St. Michael Fort St. Michael was an installation of the United States Army at St. Michael, Alaska, on St. Michael Island in Norton Bay on the central west coast of Alaska. The fort was in active service between 1897 and 1925, and was originally established to maintain order during the Klondike Gold Rush for which St. Michael was a major transshipment point for people and goods moving up the Yukon River, whose mouth is nearby but is inaccessible to ocean-going ships. The installation later became the endpoint of the WAMCATS cable, a military communications cable extending across Alaska. Its importance declined substantially after the Alaska Railroad was completed in 1923, providing year-round service to the interior which was superior to the seasonal transport service of the river. The post was closed in 1925, and the military burials of its graveyard relocated to Sitka National Cemetery in 1929. When surveyed in 1976, only three buildings remained of the once extensive installation. 63.4783300,-162.0396800
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At St. Michael Bay St. Michael AK
273 St. Michael Redoubt Site St. Michael Redoubt was a fortified trading and supply post established by the Russian-American Company in 1833, at the location of what is now the city of St. Michael, Alaska. It is located on the southern shore of Norton Sound at a convenient location near the mouth of the Yukon River. The fort, established by order of Ferdinand Wrangel, was used in following decades as a logistics point for exploration of southwestern Alaska and the Alaskan interior via the Yukon and other rivers. Address Restricted St. Michael AK
274 Norge Storage Site The Norge Storage Site is a historic building in the small native city of Teller, Alaska. It is a two-story wood frame building with a false front, and a small single-story addition to the east. The building's notability lies with its association with the groundbreaking voyage of the dirigble Norge, which overflew the North Pole on May 11, 1926. Commanded by the explorer Roald Amundsen and its Italian maker, Umberto Nobile, the airship flew from Spitsbergen, Norway on May 10, and made for Nome after crossing the pole. Frustrated by fog and bad weather, the ship was landed instead at Teller, about 72 miles (116 km) from Nome, landing on Front Avenue near this building. The airship was dismantled and stored here until a freighter could be sent to recover it. 65.2618100,-166.3610000
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Grantley Harbor Teller AK
275 Pilgrim Hot Springs Pilgrim Hot Springs is a ghost town in the interior of the Seward Peninsula of northwestern Arctic Alaska. Also known as Kruzgamepa, it is located on the southeast bank of the Kruzgamepa River, about 8 miles (13 km) south of milepost 65 of the Kougarok Road. The location gained prominence in the early 20th century because of its thermal hot springs, which made agricultural homesteading possible, and which were adapted to provide a respite for the gold miners of Nome. Early buildings, built 1900-03, were of log construction, and included a log cabin, barn and chicken house. A roadhouse and saloon were built after 1903, but were destroyed by fire in 1908, after the mining boom had ended. 65.0927200,-164.9229700
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E of Teller on Kugarock Rd. Teller AK
276 Bureau of Indian Affairs Unalakleet School The Bureau of Indian Affairs Unalakleet School, also known as the Unalakleet Day School and BIA School and Quarters, is a historic school complex in Unalakleet, Alaska, a small community about 150 miles (240 km) southeast of Nome at the mouth of the Unalakleet River. The complex includes the main school building, a light plant, a warehouse and the former Teacher's Quarters, Clinic's Quarters and Duplex Quarters across 2nd Street. The school building is a Georgian Revival structure, 2-1/2 stories in height, built in 1933 with balloon framing, a gable roof with octagonal cupola, and a concrete foundation. Shed-roof dormers were added in 1937, and an addition in 1954. The building housed classrooms and other facilities on the first two floors, and two small apartments in the attic space (the latter part of the 1937 work). The school was built by the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs as part of a major program to improve the education of Alaska's Native population, and was operated from these premises until 1978, when the state built a new school. 63.8716400,-160.7879000
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Unalakleet spit at mouth of Unalakleet River Unalakleet AK
277 Wales Sites The Wales Site, whose principal component is the Kurigitavik mound, is a well-documented archeological site on the Cape Prince of Wales, near Wales, Alaska. This site has artifacts from the Birnirk culture as well as the first discovery in Alaska of the later Thule culture. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962 for its archaeological significance. Address Restricted Wales AK
278 Birnirk Site The Birnirk Site is an archaeological site near Barrow, Alaska. It includes sixteen prehistoric mounds which have yielded evidence of very early Birnirk and Thule culture. It is the type site of the Birnirk culture, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962 for its archaeological importance in understanding prehistoric Arctic cultures. Address Restricted Barrow AK
279 Point Barrow Refuge Station The Point Barrow Refuge Station is a historic building in the Browerville section of Utqiagvik, Alaska. Built in 1889, it is the oldest wood-frame building in Utqiagvik. Its main portion is a rectangular structure with a steeply-pitched gable roof, to which a number of additions have been made. One early addition was a shed-roof section, with the capacity to hold 20 tons of coal; this structure later became the main room of Brower's Cafe. The building is now finished in weatherboard, but was original sheathed in vertical planking. 71.2983900,-156.7730500
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Browersville Barrow AK
280 Rogers-Post Site The Rogers-Post Site, located on the North Slope of the U.S. state of Alaska, is the location of a plane crash that killed humorist Will Rogers and aviator Wiley Post on August 15, 1935, during an aerial tour of Alaska. It is about 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Barrow, on the north side of Walakpa Bay near the mouth of the Walakpa River. The flight was described by the AP as prelude to a planned Trans-Siberian flight to Moscow. The pair were flying from Fairbanks to Barrow when they encountered fog and low visibility. Locating a hole in the fog at Walakpa Bay, they landed. They spent some time with a small party of Alaska Natives and received directions for the short distance remaining to Barrow. They were barely airborne, around 50 feet (15 m), when the motor failed. The aircraft plummeted into the lagoon and overturned. It was the first fatal air accident Barrow had known. 71.1541200,-157.0640000
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13 mi. SW of Barrow Barrow AK
281 Utkeagvik Church Manse The Utkeagvik Church Manse, also known as the Utkeagvik Presbyterian Church Manse and The Pastor's House, is a historic church parsonage at 1268 Church Street in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. It is a two-story wood frame gambrel-roofed Dutch Colonial, and is distinctive as the only building of this style in Utqiaġvik. Built in 1930, it was also the first two-story building in the community, and the first to be built from a kit, a building method later widely adopted in Arctic Alaska. The kit was configured in Seattle, Washington, shipped by freighter to Utqiaġvik, and assembled by local Native Alaskan workers under the supervision of Dr. Henry Greist. Its construction was funded by the U.S. Presbyterian Board of Missions. Dr. Greist was for many years a pillar of the local community, who operated an outpatient medical clinic from this building. Geist was a medical doctor and Presbyterian minister who served the people of Utqiaġvik and the surrounding areas from 1921 to 1936. 71.2927800,-156.7832600
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Off Momegan St. Barrow AK
282 Leffingwell Camp Site The Leffingwell Camp Site, on Flaxman Island, 58 miles (93 km) west of Barter Island on the Arctic Coast of Alaska, was used by polar explorer and geologist Ernest de Koven Leffingwell on his pioneering Anglo-American Polar Expedition of 1906–1908, which aimed to explore the Beaufort Sea. The expedition's ship, the Duchess of Bedford, was allowed to become locked in ice which eventually destroyed it. 70.1852000,-146.0528700
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58 mi. W of Barter Island on Arctic Coast Flaxman Island AK
283 Ipiutak Site The Ipiutak Site is a large archaeological site at Point Hope in northwest Alaska, United States. It is one of the most important discoveries in this area, competing only with Ekven, Russia. Address Restricted Point Hope Peninsula AK
284 Ipiutak Archeological District Address Restricted Point Hope Peninsula AK
285 Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery Well Site Prudhoe Bay Oil Field is a large oil field on Alaska's North Slope. It is the largest oil field in North America, covering 213,543 acres (86,418 ha) and originally containing approximately 25 billion barrels (4.0×109 m3) of oil. The amount of recoverable oil in the field is more than double that of the next largest field in the United States, the East Texas oil field. The field is operated by BP; partners are ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips Alaska. 70.3240800,-148.5411600
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200 mi. SE of Barrow; about 2 mi. N. of the mouth of the Putuligayuk River along the western shore of Prudhoe Bay Prudhoe Bay AK
286 Gallagher Flint Station Archeological Site The Gallagher Flint Station Archeological Site is an archaeological site and National Historic Landmark in northern Alaska. Discovered in 1970 during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, it yielded a radiocarbon date of 10,540 B.P., making it the oldest site of human activity then known in the state. Address Restricted Sagwon AK
287 Aluakpak Aluakpak, also known as Coal Mine #3, is a historic Native Alaskan coal mine site in the North Slope Borough of Arctic Alaska. It is located on the east bank of the Kuk River, 15 miles (24 km) upriver from Wainwright. The site includes a major outcropping of coal deposits, a camp site that has seen use since the 19th century by Natives mining coal, and a nearby reindeer herding camp site also associated with the coal deposits. Coal became an important source of fuel to the native population after the introduction of iron stoves, and this site was historically significant as it was midway between the coast and inland hunting areas. Although most residences in Wainright are now heated with oil, its residents still use this site to supplement that usage. 70.4200700,-159.8524500
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Location unknown at this time Wainright AK
288 Anaktuuk Address Restricted Wainright AK
289 Atanik Atanik is a prehistoric and historic Native Alaskan community site on coast of the Chukchi Sea in North Slope Borough, Alaska. A Native village was documented to be at the site in 1838, and the area may have evidence of much earlier habitation. Archaeological features of interest include the ruins of sod houses, ice cellars, a cemetery, and evidence of whaling-related activity. The site is also believed to have been a point from which inland hunting expeditions were launched. Address Restricted Wainright AK
290 Avalitkuk Address Restricted Wainright AK
291 Ivishaat Address Restricted Wainright AK
292 Kanitch Address Restricted Wainright AK
293 Napanik Address Restricted Wainright AK
294 Negilik Site The Negilik Site, also known as Woods' Camp, is a historic and prehistoric site on the banks of the Colville River of Arctic Alaska. The lowest levels of the site include evidence of prehistoric occupation that has by traditional accounts been associated with trading activities, and includes the remains of a sod house. The area was in 1949 occupied by the Alaska Native Woods family, who built a frame house and dug an ice cellar for use as a seasonal fishing outpost. Address Restricted Wainright AK
295 Uyagaagruk Address Restricted Wainright AK
296 Onion Portage Archeological District The Onion Portage Archeological District encompasses a major archaeological site in Kobuk Valley National Park in northwestern Alaska. The site is a deeply stratified site, at which archaeologists have located nine complexes ranging dating from approximately 6500BC to AD1700. The site has been of critical benefit for the study of Arctic cultures, and is used to determine the cultural chronology of the region. Address Restricted Kiana AK
297 Cape Krusenstern Archeological District National Monument Cape Krusenstern National Monument and the colocated Cape Krusenstern Archeological District is a U.S. National Monument and a National Historic Landmark centered on Cape Krusenstern in northwestern Alaska. The national monument is one of fifteen new National Park Service units designated by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) of 1980. It was initially declared a national monument under the authority of the Antiquities Act by President Jimmy Carter on December 1, 1978. Address Restricted Kotzebue AK
298 Hydaburg Totem Park The Hydaburg Totem Park is a city park in the small community of Hydaburg, Alaska, located on the western side of Prince of Wales Island in southeastern Alaska. The park, created in 1939, contains a collection of preserved and recreated totem poles, based on originals collected from small communities abandoned by the Haida people to form Hydaburg. The old totem poles were brought to the park by crews from the Civilian Conservation Corps, and were recreated and preserved under the guidance of Haida master carvers. The park has been the subject of a major restoration effort in the 2010s. 55.2074500,-132.8269800
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5th and Main Sts. Hydaburg AK
299 Storehouse No. 4 Storehouse No. 4, also known as the Eagle Point Storehouse, is an historic storehouse located on International Street in Hyder, Alaska. It was built in 1896 under supervision of engineer David du Bose Gaillard. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. 55.9119200,-130.0175200
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International St. Hyder AK
300 Chief Son-I-Hat's Whale House and Totems Historic District The Chief Son-I-Hat's Whale House and Totems Historic District, also known as the New Kasaan Totem Pole Park, is a historic district encompassing the relocated remnants of Old Kasaan, a historic village of the Haida people in Prince of Wales–Hyder Census Area, Alaska. Now located in new Kasaan, the property includes the c. 1880 clan house of Chief Son-I-Hat, the Haida leader who oversaw the relocation of the people from Old to New Kasaan, and a totem pole he moved. In the 1930s, crews from the Civilian Conservation Corps relocated and/or replicated additional totem poles at the house site, restored the house, constructed a small park, and cut a trail from the center of new Kasaan to the park and adjacent cemeteries. 55.5411600,-132.4187800
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Totem Park Trail Kasaan AK
301 Mary Island Light Station The Mary Island Light Station is a lighthouse located on the northeastern part of Mary Island in southeastern Alaska, United States. 55.0988890,-131.1827780
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East Shore, N end of Mary Island, bet. the Revillagigedo Channel and Felice Strait about 6 3/8 mi. S of Revillagiedo Ketchikan AK