Skagway, Alaska — Northwest (North America)
Trail of '98 Museum
Alaska Centennial 1867 - 1967
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
Location. 59° 27.344′ N, 135° 18.704′ W. Marker is in Skagway, Alaska. Marker is at the intersection of 7 Avenue and Spring Street on 7 Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Skagway AK 99840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Skagway.
Regarding Trail of '98 Museum. The museum building also functions as Skagway City Hall.
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