Port Chilkoot and Haines

Port Chilkoot and Haines Alaska


Stock #: 252044
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Haines
State: Alaska (AK)
County: Haines
Publisher: C. P. Johnston Company
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

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Haines, located on the upper arm of the Lynn Canal, originally began as an Indian trading post. Today logging and fishing form a large part of the economy. The Alaska Marine Highway System provides access to and from Haines for traffic on the Haines cutoff to the alaska Highway. PORT CHILKOOT (on left) has been designated a historical site as it was the first permanent U.S. Army Post to be established in Alaska