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Alaska Statehood Monument

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Address: 201 E St, Anchorage, AK 99501

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A view point for a short stop

The Monument records an important moment of Alaska - it became the 49th state of United State. The event was cited in this memory as next two paragraphes: "On Jan 3, 1959... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
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Cupertino, California
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Cupertino, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Monument records an important moment of Alaska - it became the 49th state of United State. The event was cited in this memory as next two paragraphes: "On Jan 3, 1959, Present Eisenhower signed into law the act admitting Alaska to the union as the 49th state. This event was the culmination of many years of effort by the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Not much to see here: seating, statue and some signage about the display, making it a quick attraction to see. Market nearby on the weekends.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

The photo says it all. Near the train station. Ok view, not too much to see. Nice to look at if you are nearby but not worth making a separate trip.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

The platform overlooks the Alaska Railroad depot there are informational signs which provide a brief history of Alaska state history from Tent City to statehood there is a bronze statue of President Eisenhower--he signed Alaska into the union in 1959.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

This is a pleasant enough area, located near the train depot and market area. It's a salute to statehood, unveiled in the 1990s on the 100th birthday of Dwight Eisenhower. You do know that Alaska became a state when Ike was President, right? It's a nice tribute on a hill, surrounded by a small plaza. I'm not sure this deserves... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

We were on a long walk when we came upon this little monument. It was nice, but please know that you can take in everything it has to offer in less than 10 minutes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013

Nice to spend 5-10 minutes looking at the monument. Then move on. It's not too far from the Saturday street Market.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

It looks like a giant bust like statue and some fancy retainer walls of the president who signed it or bought it. It's nice to look at.

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