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ALASKA - Valdez-Cordova County - Historic Districts

Bremner Historic Mining District
(added 2000 - Valdez-Cordova County - #00000659)
Also known as Bremner Mining District
Wrangell-St. Elias Park and Preserve , Chitina
(136940 acres, 16 buildings, 21 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Baldwin, Asa C., Smith, Merle "Mudhole"
Significant Year: 1934, 1942
Area of Significance: Industry
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Extractive Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Pedestrian Related, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Water Works
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Bremner Mining Camp Historic District
(added 1986 - Valdez-Cordova County - #86003857)
W side of Golconda Creek , Chitina
(0 acres)
Owner: Federal

Cape Hinchinbrook Light Station
(added 2005 - Valdez-Cordova County - #05000728)
Also known as Cape Hinchinbrook Lighthouse
SW corner of Hinchinbrook Island on E side of Hinchinbrook Entrance of Prince William Sound , Cordova
(69 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Laird, Edwin, Chase, D.A.
Architectural Style: Art Deco, Other
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Transportation, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Chisana Historic District
(added 1985 - Valdez-Cordova County - #85002999)
Also known as Shushana;Chathanda City;Johnson City
Extending W 1/4 mi. from SE end of Chisana Airstrip and parallel to Johnson Creek , Chisana
(300 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Hotel, Post Office, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Copper River and Northwestern Railway
(added 1973 - Valdez-Cordova County - #73002275)
Also known as Chitina-Tasnuna River
Beginning at Chitina and following the Copper River to Tasnuna River , Chitina
(0 acres, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Heney,Michael J.
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Unknown

Gakona Historic District
(added 2001 - Valdez-Cordova County - #01000024)
Also known as Gakona Roadhouse
Mile 2, Tok Cutoff--Glenn Hwy , Gakona
(70 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant

Green Butte Mining Camp Historic District
(added 1986 - Valdez-Cordova County - #86003858)
E side of McCarthy Creek , McCarthy
(0 acres)

Kennecott Mines
(added 1978 - Valdez-Cordova County - #78003420)
Also known as AHRS Site No. XMC-001;Kennecott
SE of Kennecott Glacier on N bank of National Creek , Kennecott
(77000 acres, 42 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Institutional Housing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

North Midas Mining Camp Historic District
(added 1986 - Valdez-Cordova County - #86003859)
Near Berg and McDougall Creeks , Chitina
(0 acres)
Owner: Federal

Red Dragon Historic District
(added 1982 - Valdez-Cordova County - #82004899)
Also known as AHRS No. COR-170;Red Dragon Reading Room & Episcopal Church
Lake St. , Cordova
(9 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Howard,Bartley, Ziegler,E.P.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Art, Social History, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Religious Structure
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Tangle Lakes Archeological District
(added 1971 - Valdez-Cordova County - #71001091)
Also known as See Also:93000713(Boundary Decrease)
Address Restricted , Paxson
(4600000 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Central Siberia
Period of Significance: 13000-14999 BC, 11000-12999 BC
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Camp, Road-Related




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