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Kennecott, Alaska, a historic preservation plan

Sullivan, Michael

Kennecott, Alaska, a historic preservation plan

by Sullivan, Michael

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Published by The Society in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kennecott (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Kennecott.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Alaska -- Kennecott.,
    • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Alaska -- Kennecott.,
    • Historic preservation -- Alaska -- Kennecott.,
    • Kennecott (Alaska) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 124-130.

      Statementby Michael Sean Sullivan ; Kent Shoemaker, design & illustration ; Andrea Linton, research and documentation ; prepared and printed through the Historic Preservation Program of the Dept. of History and the Bureau for Faculty Research, Western Washington University for the Alaska Historical Society.
      ContributionsWestern Washington University. Dept. of History., Western Washington University. Bureau for Faculty Research., Alaska Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA108.K4 S9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3865196M
      LC Control Number81186721

      - T-plan buildings As a preservation measure, we generally do not serve an original item when a digital image is available. Copper River & the Northwestern Railway - Historic American Engineering Record - The Alaska Syndicate - Presley, Bevan - Levansaler, L a - Kennecott Copper Corporation - Nevada Consolidated Copper Company.   The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation, the National Park Service and others are now in engaged in trying to help Friends of Nike Site .

      The McCarthy – Kennicott Historical Museum is a small museum housed in the former Copper River & Northwestern Railroad depot in historic McCarthy, Alaska which is located in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.. The museum is a private non-profit all volunteer organization whose purpose is to preserve, document, and make available to the public and researchers the heritage of the. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Kennicott, AK. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit.

        Kennecott was an important area for copper miners in the early s. The area that encompassed the camps and mines is now a National Historic Landmark. The Rise of Copper Mines in Kennecott. In the summer of , a group of prospectors discovered malachite in Kennecott. A few days later, chalcocite was also discovered in the same location. Kennecott, also known as Kennecott Mines or AHRS Site No. XMC, is an abandoned mining camp in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska that was the center of activity for several copper is located beside the Kennicott Glacier, northeast of Valdez, inside Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and camp and mines are now a National Historic Landmark District.


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Kennecott, Alaska, a historic preservation plan by Sullivan, Michael Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kennecott, also known as Kennicott and Kennecott Mines, is an abandoned mining camp in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska that was the center of activity for Alaska copper mines.

It is located beside the Kennicott Glacier, northeast of Valdez, inside Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and camp and mines are now a National Historic Landmark District Location: East of Kennicott Glacier, about. The Kennecott Mill Town, the center of the Landmark, is linear in plan, an orientation dictated by the glaciated, mountainous terrain and the railway that served the site.

Designated a National Historic Landmark inthe preservation efforts underway by the NPS since have uncovered an illustrious history and logistical challenges. The Kennecott Mines and mill town are an abandoned copper mine operation and ghost town in Alaska that together, form a National Historic Landmark District.

Located within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, this historic site tells a story of discovery, perseverance, and ingenuity at a time when America was hungry for copper to build railroads, electrify cities and supply. The mine building at Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark once part of the Kennecott Copper Corporation in Wrangell-St.

Elias National Park, Alaska. From tonearly $ million Kennecott of copper was processed at the mine and people worked in the mill town. Plan & Book Your Dream Trip. You can walk or bicycle the.6 miles to the town of McCarthy or the 5 miles to the historic mining town of Kennecott.

Look for the old hand-pulled, open platform The Alaska Map. Plan your journey with this gorgeous printed map. Order a. In June ofthe National Park Service acquired many of the significant buildings and lands of the historic mining town of Kennecott.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in and designated as a National Historic Landmark sinceKennecott is considered the best remaining example of early 20th Century copper mining. McCarthy and Kennecott residents are praising the park’s “light touch” approach.

Amid the ruins of the Kennecott mine, a quiet new look at Alaska’s past - Anchorage Daily News. With three tours departing daily (and an additional tour during the peak season), the 2-hour Historic Mill Tour is a must-do for anyone visiting Kennecott, Alaska.

Trip Highlights: Tour inside the story concentration mill** and several other historic mining buildings; Learn the fascinating history of one of the richest copper strikes in history. Why Encourage Historic Preservation. 7 4. The State Historic Preservation Plan 13 Previous Plan-Saving Our Past 13 Current Planning Effort 14 #ThisPlaceMatters Alaska 16 Issues And Goals 16 Revision Of The Plan 17 5.

The Office of History and Archaeology and State Historic Preservation Office 23 Alaska Historical Commission Alaska’s most famous ghost town, Kennicott is an old mining village that retains Gold Rush relics, while McCarthy is a sister village, 5 miles away.

Today, both are laid-back towns that offer history, scenery, and a taste of old Alaska. You’ll find: Massive old mining buildings that look out over a glacier-carved valley.

Charles Caldwell Hawley, A Kennecott Story—Three Mines, Four Men and One Hundred Years Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, Review by Thomas K. Bundtzen. Much of the historic mining legacy in Alaska focuses on the search and development of gold.

Kennicott National Historic Landmark. The history of Kennicott, Alaska began inwhen prospectors spotted a patch of green hillside that looked like good grazing ground for their pack horses.

The grass, as fate would have it, turned out to be the green glint of copper ore. A view of the abandoned buildings of Kennecott Mines, inside Alaska's Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

The larger stair-step. A shuttle van transports visitors the five miles up the road to the historic mining ruins at Kennicott. In recent years, the National Park Service has restored most of the mine buildings, and tours of the huge mill building, bunkhouses, a train depot, worker's cottages and the power plant are available.

Kennecott or Kennicott (also known as Kennecott Mines) is a former mining camp, now completely abandoned, situated in the Valdez-Cordova Cenzus Area in Alaska, United States of America.

The site was center of activity of 5 copper mines. The town was founded around when copper ore was discovered in the area. Statewide Historic Preservation Plan.

Saving our Past: Planning for Our Future, Alaska's historic preservation plan foris intended to guide preservation activities in the goals were established in the plan that included: increase knowledge and understanding of the state's heritage and historic preservation in Alaska; identify new and strengthen current partnerships.

Kennecott is a historic mining town tucked away in a corner of the great Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Built to claim a truly huge and rich copper deposit in some of the wildest terrain of Alaska, much of this mining town remains in place.

Congress designated Kennecott as a National Historic Landmark in and the site was. The Copper River and Northwestern Railway (CR&NW) consisted of two rail lines, the Copper River line and the Northwestern l James Heney had secured the right-of-way up the Copper River in He started building the railway from Cordova, Alaska in The town of Cordova, Alaska, was actually named by Heney on Mabased on the original name given by Salvador Fidalgo.

In June ofthe National Park Service acquired many of the significant buildings and lands of the historic mining town of Kennecott. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in and designated as a National Historic Landmark sinceKennecott is considered the best remaining example of early 20th Century copper mining.

Kennecott is a historic mining town tucked away in a corner of the great Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Built to claim a truly huge and rich copper deposit in some of the wildest terrain of Alaska, much of this mining town remains in place.

Congress designated Kennecott as a National Historic Landmark in [ ]. The story of the Kennecott Mining Company outlines these numerous firsts, taking advantage of the remarkable copper grades by both current and historic standards. Chuck's book .Zillow has 7, homes for sale in Alaska matching. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place.

The Kennecott site was declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in Inthe U.S. National Park Service (NPS) purchased much of the site and its industrial buildings. The NPS is charged with preservation, stabilization, and restoration of the historic facilities, including the power plant and massive mill.