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Trail of ‘98 Museum

Alaska Centennial 1867 - 1967

 
 
Trail of '98 Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 16, 2010
1. Trail of '98 Museum Marker
Inscription.
Built as McCabe College for Women in 1899-1900. This is the first granite building in Alaska. It served as a Federal Court House from 1901 until statehood when it was purchased by the city of Skagway for a museum.
 
Erected 1967 by Alaska Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 59° 27.344′ N, 135° 18.704′ W. Marker is in Skagway, Alaska, in Skagway Borough. Marker is at the intersection of 7 Avenue and Spring Street on 7 Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Skagway AK 99840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Skagway Remembers (here, next to this marker); Mollie Walsh (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of Alaska (about 500 feet away); Arctic Brotherhood Camp Skagway (approx. ¼ mile away); Jeff. Smith’s Parlor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fatal Duel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Inspector Charles Constantine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Skagway and White Pass (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Skagway.
 
Regarding Trail of '98 Museum. The museum building also functions as Skagway City Hall.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Trail of '98 Museum Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 16, 2010
2. Trail of '98 Museum Building
The marker is seen to the right of the entrance.
Trail of '98 Museum - Skagway City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 16, 2010
3. Trail of '98 Museum - Skagway City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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