A brief look at some interesting Alaska Highway trivia that scratches the surface of this route’s fascinating history.
The Kodiak History Museum, operated by the Kodiak Historical Society, is located in the oldest building in Alaska.
Trail of ‘98 Museum Annex in Copper Center off the Richardson Highway displays early-day cultural items from the Copper Valley area.
The original, pre-earthquake site, known as Old Valdez, is located 4 miles from downtown via the Richardson Highway.
The White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) is a narrow-gauge (36-inch) privately owned railroad built during the Klondike Gold Rush. Construction of the WP&YR began in May 1898…