The Vining and Wilkes Warehouse

The Vining and Wilkes Warehouse (HM1DR0)

Location: Skagway, AK 99840 Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon
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N 59° 30.12', W 135° 21.54'

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Measuring 50' X 100', this was once the largest buildings in Dyea. I was built on pilings for fear of high tide coming up that far in 1898. Warehouses were used to sort out massive piles of mining supplies and bring order to the chaos that had previously occurred on the beachfront.

Caution: Wooden pieces and rusting metal bits that you see are important reminders of the Gold Rush stampede. Please avoid handling or stepping on these fragile pieces.

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Today, the warehouse is one of the few remnants in Dyea from the Gold Rush.

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In the 1920's, this warehouse was used as a barn by Harriet Pullen who had a farm here in Dyea.
HM NumberHM1DR0
Placed ByKlondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)8V E 479675 N 6596007
Decimal Degrees59.50200000, -135.35900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 59° 30.12', W 135° 21.54'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds59° 30' 7.20" N, 135° 21' 32.40" W
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Area Code(s)907
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 361-363 Dyea Rd, Skagway AK 99840, US
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