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Alaska Statehood Monument

201 E St, Anchorage, AK 99501
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Important monument with a view

This monument marks President Eisenhower's signing of Alaska as the 49th state of United State. It... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
TravelFan48105
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
via mobile
Nice remembrance of history

Walked by this sculpture from downtown to the Ulu Factory/Alaska Geographic. It's a nice tribute... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
LSUTraveller
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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1 Sep 2017
“Important monument with a view”
7 Jul 2017
“Nice remembrance of history”
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201 E St, Anchorage, AK 99501
Downtown
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This monument marks President Eisenhower's signing of Alaska as the 49th state of United State. It is an overlook point with a good view of the Alaska Railroad depot. The statue was placed at the site in 1990. Look at the plaques that show interesting...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Walked by this sculpture from downtown to the Ulu Factory/Alaska Geographic. It's a nice tribute to President Eisenhower and for the memory of the creation of the 49th state.

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Monument records an important moment of Alaska - it became the 49th state of United State. The event was cited in this memory as next two paragraphes: "On Jan 3, 1959, Present Eisenhower signed into law the act admitting Alaska to the union as...More

3  Thank David2012C
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Not much to see here: seating, statue and some signage about the display, making it a quick attraction to see. Market nearby on the weekends.

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The photo says it all. Near the train station. Ok view, not too much to see. Nice to look at if you are nearby but not worth making a separate trip.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The platform overlooks the Alaska Railroad depot there are informational signs which provide a brief history of Alaska state history from Tent City to statehood there is a bronze statue of President Eisenhower--he signed Alaska into the union in 1959.

2  Thank TucsonTeeter
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This is a pleasant enough area, located near the train depot and market area. It's a salute to statehood, unveiled in the 1990s on the 100th birthday of Dwight Eisenhower. You do know that Alaska became a state when Ike was President, right? It's a...More

Thank BBailey182
Reviewed 18 September 2013

We were on a long walk when we came upon this little monument. It was nice, but please know that you can take in everything it has to offer in less than 10 minutes.

1  Thank yesharvardsucks
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Nice to spend 5-10 minutes looking at the monument. Then move on. It's not too far from the Saturday street Market.

Thank CrTrus
Reviewed 23 February 2013

It looks like a giant bust like statue and some fancy retainer walls of the president who signed it or bought it. It's nice to look at.

Thank AdamScottLankford
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