The Golden Circle itinerary is a 355-mile loop from Juneau to Skagway and Haines then back. It’s named for the gold rush history in the area.
Robert “Bobby” Sheldon’s runabout. Credit: Victor Rivers family papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage. Next time you’re cruising at 60 miles per hour…
After a survival situation in the Yukon in the early 1900s, Isaac Stringer earned the nickname the bishop who ate his boots.
Follow this route to mimic the trajectory of the Klondike Gold Rush stampeders and learn how the era changed southeast Alaska and the Yukon.
Include a stop at these historic attractions on the Kenai Peninsula if you’re taking a road trip south of Anchorage.
This Black History Month, the MILEPOST is remembering the contributions of the Black soldiers who helped construct the Alcan.
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…