Alaskan Roadhouses

This 284-page book by Alaskan author Helen Hegener, published by Northern Light Media in 2016, presents stories and photos of dozens of historic roadhouses found along Alaska’s roads and trails. Detailed descriptions, locations, historic ledgers, documentation, records, maps, menus and more. Compelling first-hand accounts from people who traveled the early roads and trails and stayed at the roadhouses, including the Reverend Samuel Hall Young, Judge James Wickersham, Leonhard Seppala, Frank G. Carpenter, Col. Walter L. Goodwin, and Matilda Clark Buller, who opened a roadhouse near Nome in 1901, at the height of the Nome Gold Rush. An excellent gift for travelers and history buffs!

Alaskan Roadhouses

“Alaskan Roadhouses, Shelter, Food, and Lodging Along Alaska’s Roads and Trails,” by Helen Hegener, published by Northern Light Media in 2016. 6″ x 9″, over 100 black/white photographs, 284 pages. $24.95 plus $5.00 for First Class shipping.


About Helen Hegener

Author and publisher, Northern Light Media and Alaskan History Magazine.
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