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Alaska Governor's Mansion

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 3, 2021
1. Alaska Governor's Mansion Marker
Inscription.  
A sum of $40,000 was authorized under the Public Building Act of 1910 and construction began in 1912. Governor Walter D. Clark held the first open house January 1, 1913.

State of Alaska
Governor Walter J. Hickel
Alaska Centennial Commission

 
Erected 1967 by Alaska Centennial Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1913.
 
Location. 58° 18.165′ N, 134° 24.884′ W. Marker is in Juneau, Alaska, in Juneau Borough. Marker is at the intersection of Calhoun Avenue and Indian, on the left when traveling north on Calhoun Avenue. Marker is at the east portico. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 716 Calhoun Avenue, Juneau AK 99801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Governor's Totem Pole (a few steps from this marker); Alaska Native Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Calhoun Ave. Overpass (about 600 feet
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2. Alaska Governor's Mansion Marker
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away); Harvesting of the Atom (about 700 feet away); 4-Story Totem (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Bell Reproduction (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Henry Seward (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seward & Alaska (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Juneau.
 
Also see . . .  Alaska Governor's Mansion. Wikipedia entry:
Details on the mansion's history, including notable visitors. (Submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 3, 2021
3. Alaska Governor's Mansion
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4. Alaska Governor's Mansion
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Alaska Governor's Mansion — Supplemental Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 3, 2021
5. Alaska Governor's Mansion — Supplemental Marker
This marker, located near the main marker, notes the American Society of Civil Engineers' designation of the house as a Civil Engineering Landmark.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   4. submitted on September 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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