Dyea, Alaska

Location: Dyea, Alaska, USA County: Unknown Remains: Headstones, Various Buildings Status: Still standing History Dyea, Alaska was launched for the gold rush. The popular picture of men going up and down a large hill with their provisions was taken in the town. While Dyea is considered a ghost town, there are still a small group of residents that live in…

Portlock, Alaska

Location: Portlock, Alaska, USA County: Kenai Peninsula Remains: Mine Tunnel, House Pilings, Rusted Cannery Equipment Status: Still standing History Portlock, Alaska was named after Captain Nathaniel Portlock, a member of the Royal Navy, who landed in Alaska in August, 1787. However, Spain and Russia owned the land all the way up until 1867, when the United States purchased…