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  • Colony Farms (Alison K. Hoagland)
  • Colony Farms (Alison K. Hoagland)

Many of the two hundred colony farms constructed in the 1930s in the vicinity of Palmer remain intact and can be viewed on a casual tour around the countryside. Particularly rich areas are the Farm Loop and Palmer-Fishhook roads; the Inner and Outer Springer Loop roads; and the Bodenburg Loop Road. Below is a sampling of colony farms.

Writing Credits

Alison K. Hoagland


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Alison K. Hoagland, "Colony Farms", [Palmer, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 133-134.

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