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Boundary Cafe and Lodge

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1930s, cafe; 1926, lodge

Located almost at the Canadian border on the road to Dawson, the town of Boundary consists of two historic log cabins. The larger of the two still serves as a cafe; it is constructed of round logs, saddle notched at the corners. The gable roof, constructed of sod on poles, covered with metal, extends in the front about 3 feet. The lodge, near the road, is also a log building with saddle notching and a gable roof extended in front. Constructed of both indigenous and found materials, products of their wilderness setting, the buildings continue to function as a way station for travelers.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "Boundary Cafe and Lodge", [Eagle, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-IN037.

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 238-238.

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