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Juneau City

Juneau administrative offices are located at 155 South Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801; phone: 907-586-5240.

Juneau City ca. 1887

Photo: Juneau City ca. 1887. Partridge's Alaska photographs, W. H. Partridge, publisher; Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGoyler Library,, accessed September, 2012.

Juneau was established following the discovery of gold on Gold Creek in Silver Bow Basin in 1880. The city became a center for hard-rock mining. The city was incorporated in 1900 and became the capital of the Alaska Territory in 1906. [1]

  1. Alysia McLain, City and Borough of Juneau, Juneau Memorial Library, Juneau Alaska, nomination document, 2006, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.
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