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Home > Alaska > Eagle > Custom House, Front Street (Moved from Fort Egbert), Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK



B&W Photos
Front Corner, Next To Northern Commercial Company Store, Looking Northwest
HB1900
Front Corner, Next To Northern Commercial Company Store, Looking Northwest
Front, Looking West
HB1901
Front, Looking West
Side And Rear, Looking Southeast
HB1902
Side And Rear, Looking Southeast
Interior, Showing Museum Counter
HB1903
Interior, Showing Museum Counter
Interior, Showing Staircase
HB1904
Interior, Showing Staircase


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Front Street (Moved from Fort Egbert), Eagle, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-7-C
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1902 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1911 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1915
Part of building/structure is in Eagle vicinity, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK.
Significance: Originally the Noncommissioned Officers Quarters on Fort Egbert, the building was transferred from the War Department to the Department of the Treasury in 1915 and moved to Eagle where it served as the U.S. Custom House until deactivation in the 1930's. It was eventually transferred from GSA to the City of Eagle.

Subjects
Customs Houses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. FRONT CORNER, NEXT TO NORTHERN COMMERCIAL COMPANY STORE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
2. FRONT, LOOKING WEST
3. SIDE AND REAR, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
4. INTERIOR, SHOWING MUSEUM COUNTER
5. INTERIOR, SHOWING STAIRCASE


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