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Near Wasilla in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska — The American West (Northwest)
 

Balto

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

 
 
Balto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2013
1. Balto Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription.
Dedicated to the indomitable spirit of the
sled dogs of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
“The Last Great Race on Earth”
Endurance Fidelity Intelligence
Dedicated the first Saturday of March, 2012
Historic replica of Balto donated by
Kim Raymond
Monument base donated by
Horizon Lines

 
Erected 2012 by Kim Raymond and Horizon Lines.
 
Location. 61° 33.639′ N, 149° 28.74′ W. Marker is near Wasilla, Alaska, in Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Marker is on South Knik-Goose Bay Rd, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. marker is in front of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 S Knik-Goose Bay Rd, Wasilla AK 99654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Father of the Iditarod (a few steps from this marker); Iditarod Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Categories. AnimalsRoads & VehiclesSports
 
Balto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2013
2. Balto Marker
full view of marker
Balto Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2013
3. Balto Marker Site
marker can be seen in the distance, viewed from the dog kennels
Balto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2013
4. Balto Marker
ya gotta love the face of a dog
Balto Marker in New York City image. Click for full size.
downloaded from Google Images, January 19, 2015
5. Balto Marker in New York City
beloved bronze sculpture in Central Park. Very similar, but NOT identical
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Museum image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2013
6. Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Museum
display in museum
Museum sign image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2013
7. Museum sign
location of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 20, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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