The Pioneers of Alaska, a social and benevolent organization, founded Igloo No. 8 in Wiseman in 1914. Igloo was a colorful name for the individual lodges, emphasizing the northern location of the organization. Here the Pioneers bought a log saloon that had been built in about 1910 and used it for a community center, library, chapel, and dance hall. The round logs are square notched at the corners, and tin has been placed over the chinking. The building has a corrugated metal roof and a hip-roofed front porch.
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Pioneers of Alaska, Igloo No. 8
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