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Anchorage, Alaska — Northwest
 

Oscar Gill House

1913

 
 
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Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, June 21, 2011
1. Oscar Gill House Marker
Inscription.  
The oldest house in Anchorage was originally built in Knik, Alaska, in 1913. Oscar Gill moved his home to Anchorage in 1916. An Iditarod Trail mail musher and three term mayor of Anchorage, Gill was speaker of the territorial House of Representatives when he died in 1947. The home was renovated in 1993 by Mark and Susan Lutz and Anchorage Historic Properties, Inc.
 
Erected by Anchorage Historic Properties.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 61° 12.759′ N, 149° 54.577′ W. Marker is in Anchorage, Alaska. Marker is on West 10th Avenue west of N Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1344 West 10th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain James Cook (approx. half a mile away); Resolution Park 1776 / 1778 (approx. half a mile away); Tsunami! (approx. 2˝ miles away); Anchorage Aloft! (approx.
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Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, June 21, 2011
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2˝ miles away); Turnagain Heights Slide (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Earth Did Quake (approx. 2˝ miles away); Measuring the Magnitude of Damage (approx. 2.6 miles away); What is this “Rock Man”? (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anchorage.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oscar Gill House. NPS National Register of Historic Places registration form (Submitted on May 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Oscar Gill House. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

3. Oscar S. Gill. Cook Inlet Historical Society's Legends & Legacies, Anchorage, 1910-1940 website entry. (Submitted on May 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
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3. Oscar S. Gill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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