Hatcher Pass Bed & Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... What a trip. There was another time, two autumns ago, when Josh, Jared, and I went grouse hunting up in Hatchers Pass. We were driving along the road when we spotted one, just sitting there. We pulled up along side it. It was so close Josh could have reached down and grabbed it, but he began loading his .22 to shoot it. The dumb bird still sat there. After a minute or two, Josh was still loading amd the bird was still sitting. At this moment, ...
... we learned about Palmer's unique history. In 1935, under President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration established the Matanuska Colony. From the drought-starved Midwest, 203 families traveled by train and ship to reach the fledgling colony. Their housing was in a tent city for that first Alaskan summer. Each family drew lots for individual 40-acre tracts and a farming adventure began. Back in 1935, those original ...
... Mine State Historical Site- old gold mine ruins and buildings that are slowly being restored. Very interesting history. And also a few other old gold mines where only rubble remains against the spectacular mountain backdrop. Rusted bed springs, an old desk, sinks, cookstoves, and large gaping holes leading deep into mountainside rock. Sure sets the mind to wondering...what happened here? who were these people and ...
... windows with cardboard before we go through those sections to prevent rock damage. And, oh yes, let's not forget the mosquitoes coming through the vents (mentioned in another post). Glad we got that problem solved!! Seal up those vents (if you aren't using them, of course) before you get into mosquito country!
I plan to do an entry about boondocking soon- finding sites, water use, cooking, and other tips from our experience. So look for that if you are interested.
... of a mountain spring. I can't imagine what a day in the life of one of those miners must have been like...cold, damp, dark, hard labor. How long could the men have lived breathing the spent fuel fumes from their carbide lanterns and pulverized rock dust?
We walked through the buildings and read the plaques. Some of the apartments were fully furnished and appeared to be waiting for the master to return. The bunkhouse ...