Alaska: 131-year-old fish plant, other sites to be considered for National Register of Historic Places registry

Alaska’s longest-running fish plant facility, the Diamond NN Cannery, is among the nominations for the Alaska Historical Commission to consider passing on to the National Register of Historic Places. The South Naknek cannery operated almost continuously from 1895 to 2015. “There’s 51 buildings still standing …  it’s that each building tells a story,” The village site is believed to date back as many as 6,000 years. In the 1890s, the village was permanently settled as a fishing community. >click to read< 1921

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