National Register of Historic Places listings in Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, 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 9 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the park. One property is a National Historic Landmark District.

          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted June 28, 2024.[2]

Current listings

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] 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[5]
4 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)
5 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)
6 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)
7 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)
8 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)
9 Valdez Trail-Copper Bluff Segment February 12, 1998
Milepost 106.5 on the Richardson Highway
62°01′16″N 145°21′52″W / 62.021111°N 145.364444°W / 62.021111; -145.364444 (Valdez Trail-Copper Bluff Segment)
Copper City part of the Valdez Trail MPS

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 28, 2024.
  3. ^ 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. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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.