Preserving a key link between the prehistoric cultures of Alaska and Canada, this group of 16 dwelling mounds overlooking the beach are from the Birnirk culture that existed about 500-900 A.D.
The Cape Smythe Whaling and Trading Station in nearby Browerville was built as a whaling station in 1893 and is the oldest frame building in the Arctic. The whalebone arch beside it is a photographer’s delight.
Just west of the Alaska Airlines terminal at Ahkovak and Momegana Streets, is the Will Rogers and Wiley Post Monument. The six-sided monument honors pioneer Wiley Post and comedian and homespun philosopher Will Rogers who died in 1935 when their plane went down 15 miles southwest of Barrow during a flight to Seberia.
Alaska Fishing Lodge-Soldotna B&B