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Nike Hercules Missile Battery Summit Site, Anchorage Alaska, Anchorage, Anchorage, AK



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Location
Anchorage Alaska, Anchorage, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AK-18
Building/structure dates: 1959 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1979
Significance: The Summit Site Nike Hercules Missile Battery on Mt. Gordon Lyon near Anchorage, Alaska represents the ground to air defense system employed during the first two decades following World War II. The site is significant as the representative of the technology employed and the engineering feat accomplished in the construction of this and other Nike Hercules sites within Alaska.

Subjects
Batteries (weaponry)


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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