Here are some facts about the area. This information comes from the Haines Visitor Guide.
-White Fang was filmed here. Dalton City was moved to the fairgrounds.
-Haines Highway is integral to the economy.
-Ft Seward was carved out of the wilderness in 1903 by the Army. This base was the focus of economy for 50 years.
-Some buildings date back to the early 1900s.
-The Chisel Building was built in 1916 and is the tallest, at 4 stories, in Haines.
-There is a lot of history and language information. More will be posted later.
-Known for Totem Poles
-There is a cemetery with headstones back to the 1880s