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Woodchopper Roadhouse, Yukon River, Circle, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK

Woodchopper Roadhouse, Yukon River, Circle, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK



Significance: Woodchopper Roadhouse, built ca. 1910, is the largest and oldest log structure on the Yukon between Eagle and Circle. Located halfway between the two towns, the roadhouse housed winter travelers and served as a wood stop for steamboats in the summer. In addition, the roadhouse functioned as post office and town center for the mining community on Woodchopper Creek from the early 20th century until the 1930s.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-8
Survey number: HABS AK-44
Building/structure dates: ca. 1910 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1944
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 87001201



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Smith, Valentine




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