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1857, March 7
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ALASKA - Wrangell-Peterburg County - Historic Districts

Cape Decision Light Station
(added 2005 - Wrangell-Peterburg County - #04001568)
Also known as Cape Decision Lighthouse
SW extremity of Kuiu Island, N of the jct ofChatham and Sumner Straits, approx. 63 mi. S of Sitka , Sitka
(9 acres, 2 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: U.S. Lighthouse Service
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Five Finger Light Station
(added 2004 - Wrangell-Peterburg County - #04000416)
Also known as AHRS Site No. SUM-00009
Island of The Five Fingers, approx. 37 mi. NW of the city of Petersburg , Petersburg
(9 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: U.S. Lighthouse Service, U.S. Lighthouse Board
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture, Maritime History, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Kake Cannery
(added 1997 - Wrangell-Peterburg County - #97001677)
Also known as Sanborn Cutting Co., Sunny Point Packing Co., Alaska Pacific
1.5 mi. south of Kake , Kake
(120 acres, 15 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Social History, Industry, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Mixed
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Processing Site, Warehouse, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Warehouse




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