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U.S. Commissioner's Court

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The U.S. Commissioner's Court is a log structure, domestic in scale. The round logs are saddle notched at the corners. The building is one room with a vestibule constructed of logs with a spline and corner posts. The roof, originally sod on split logs covered with a second roof of planks and tar paper, has been replaced by standard rafters, planks, and metal. A room added on the west in the 1960s was removed during restoration.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "U.S. Commissioner's Court", [Chisana, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-SC121.1.

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 153-153.

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