National Register of Historic Places listings in Copper River Census Area, Alaska

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Copper River Census Area, Alaska.

Location of the Copper River Census Area in Alaska

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Copper River Census Area, Alaska, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.[1]

There are 18 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the census area, including 1 National Historic Landmark. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted June 14, 2024.[2]

Current listings

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Bremner Historic Mining District
Bremner Historic Mining District
June 15, 2000
Along Golconda Creek, about 47 miles (76 km) southeast of Chitina
61°01′45″N 143°26′20″W / 61.02917°N 143.43889°W / 61.02917; -143.43889 (Bremner Historic Mining District)
2 Chisana Historic District
Chisana Historic District
November 29, 1985
Extending west 0.25 miles (0.40 km) from the southern end of Chisana Airstrip
62°03′56″N 142°02′49″W / 62.06551°N 142.04681°W / 62.06551; -142.04681 (Chisana Historic District)
3 Chisana Historic Mining Landscape
Chisana Historic Mining Landscape
May 14, 1998
Address restricted[6]
Northway Also partly comprised in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
4 Chistochina Trading Post June 13, 1997
Mile 32 of Tok Cutoff, about 27 miles (43 km) northeast of Gakona
62°33′54″N 144°40′00″W / 62.56488°N 144.6666°W / 62.56488; -144.6666 (Chistochina Trading Post)
5 Chitina Tin Shop
Chitina Tin Shop
June 11, 1979
Main Street
61°30′57″N 144°26′25″W / 61.51584°N 144.44041°W / 61.51584; -144.44041 (Chitina Tin Shop)
6 Copper River and Northwestern Railway
Copper River and Northwestern Railway
April 24, 1973
Chitina to Tasnuna River, along western bank of Copper River
61°20′21″N 144°47′59″W / 61.33914°N 144.7998°W / 61.33914; -144.7998 (Copper River and Northwestern Railway)
7 Copper River and Northwestern Railway Bunkhouse and Messhouse December 5, 2002
3rd Street
61°30′55″N 144°26′09″W / 61.5153°N 144.43587°W / 61.5153; -144.43587 (Copper River and Northwestern Railway Bunkhouse and Messhouse)
8 Dakah De'nin's Village Site April 9, 1979
Address restricted[6]
9 Gakona Historic District
Gakona Historic District
February 2, 2001
Mile 2 of Tok Cutoff-Glenn Highway
62°18′07″N 145°18′10″W / 62.30208°N 145.30289°W / 62.30208; -145.30289 (Gakona Historic District)
10 Gakona Roadhouse
Gakona Roadhouse
August 3, 1977
Mile 2 of Tok Cutoff-Glenn Highway
62°18′10″N 145°18′15″W / 62.3028°N 145.30421°W / 62.3028; -145.30421 (Gakona Roadhouse)
Gakona Also a contributing property to Gakona Historic District
11 Kansky's May 16, 1997
Mile 42 of Nabesna Road, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the Nabesna Mine
62°23′52″N 142°59′45″W / 62.39785°N 142.99573°W / 62.39785; -142.99573 (Kansky's)
12 Kennecott Mines
Kennecott Mines
July 12, 1978
East of Kennicott Glacier, about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north of McCarthy
61°31′09″N 142°50′29″W / 61.51909°N 142.84149°W / 61.51909; -142.84149 (Kennecott Mines)
13 McCarthy General Store
McCarthy General Store
January 31, 1978
Southeastern corner of Kennicott Avenue and Skolai Street
61°25′55″N 142°55′26″W / 61.43206°N 142.92381°W / 61.43206; -142.92381 (McCarthy General Store)
14 McCarthy Power Plant April 26, 1979
West side of Shushanna Avenue, on McCarthy Creek
61°25′56″N 142°55′35″W / 61.43214°N 142.92648°W / 61.43214; -142.92648 (McCarthy Power Plant)
15 Nabesna Gold Mine Historic District May 25, 1979
Base of White Mountain at end of Nabesna Road
62°22′18″N 143°00′45″W / 62.37171°N 143.01261°W / 62.37171; -143.01261 (Nabesna Gold Mine Historic District)
16 Slana Roadhouse
Slana Roadhouse
February 2, 2005
Mile 1 of Nabesna Road
62°42′19″N 143°57′50″W / 62.70517°N 143.96399°W / 62.70517; -143.96399 (Slana Roadhouse)
17 Tangle Lakes Archeological District November 12, 1971
Address restricted[6]
18 Valdez Trail (Copper Bluff Segment) February 12, 1998
Mile 106.5 of Richardson Highway
62°01′20″N 145°21′55″W / 62.02221°N 145.36528°W / 62.02221; -145.36528 (Valdez Trail (Copper Bluff Segment))
Silver Springs

Former listings

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Description
1 Sourdough Lodge
Sourdough Lodge
October 1, 1974
March 5, 1993 Mile 147.5 of Richardson Highway
62°31′44″N 145°31′02″W / 62.5289°N 145.51723°W / 62.5289; -145.51723 (Sourdough Lodge)
Gakona Destroyed by fire in 1992.

See also



  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved June 14, 2024.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ a b c Federal and state laws and practices restrict general public access to information regarding the specific location of this resource. In some cases, this is to protect archeological sites from vandalism, while in other cases it is restricted at the request of the owner. See: Knoerl, John; Miller, Diane; Shrimpton, Rebecca H. (1990), Guidelines for Restricting Information about Historic and Prehistoric Resources, National Register Bulletin, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 20706997.