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Town of Eagle, South bank of Yukon River at Mission Creek, Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK



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Location
South bank of Yukon River at Mission Creek, Eagle, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-7
Building/structure dates: 1882 initial construction
Significance: Once the judicial and transportation hub for interior Alaska, adjacent to Ft. Egbert, the military and communications center, Eagle began as a fur trading post (Belle Isle) rose to international fame when Roald Amundsen wired his successful voyage through the Northwest Passage and as part of the Gold Rush, declined in prominence but remains in existence.

Subjects
Cities & Towns


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAGLE BLUFF, LOOKING NORTH
2. YUKON RIVER, FROM EAGLE BLUFF LOOKING NORTH
3. PANORAMA, TOWN OF EAGLE FROM EAGLE BLUFF, LOOKING SOUTH
TOWN OF EAGLE, FROM EAGLE BLUFF, LOOKING SOUTH
5. TOWN OF EAGLE, FROM THIRTY FEET AWAY FROM FLAT POLE ON EAGLE BLUFF, LOOKING SOUTH
TOWN OF EAGLE, FROM THIRTY FEET AWAY FROM FLAT POLE ON EAGLE BLUFF, LOOKING SOUTH


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