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Built to replace a mess hall that had become too small, the new mess hall is cross-shaped in plan, with a large, two-story section. The first floor contained the dining room, kitchen, bakery, butcher shop, and meat room, while the second floor had residential space. On the front a recessed porch sheltered entrances to the first floor and the stairway, while the second-floor loggia gave access to two apartments.

Writing Credits

Alison K. Hoagland


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Alison K. Hoagland, "Mess Hall", [Wasilla, 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, 138-138.

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