• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska


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Wrangell-St. Elias: Part of a World Heritage Site
An International Treasure

Protecting Historic Sites & Artifacts:
Help us protect YOUR history

Kennecott Copper Mine:
National Historic Landmark

The Kennecott Story:
Site brochure

In The Shadow of Kennecott:
Forgotten Mining Camps of the Wrangell Mountains

Kennecott Mill Town:
Cultural Landscape Report

Kennecott Engineering Drawings:
Historic American Engineering Report

Community And Copper:
McCarthy/Kennecott Natural and Cultural History guide

National Historic Landscape

The Valdez Trail:
The "other' gold rush trail went through Copper Center!

Key Dates in the Creation of the Park:
Wrangell-St. Elias' Formative Events

Archeology in Wrangell St. Elias:
A Wealth of Prehistoric & Historic Resources

Administrative History of ANILCA:
"Do Things Right the First Time" ONLINE BOOK

History of the National Park Service:
The Park Service Has a Proud Past

Alaska History & Cultural Studies:
Complete Online Curriculum

Did You Know?

Kennecott Millsite

Historic Kennecott is the site of the purest copper discovery on the face of the planet. In 1900, prospector Jack Smith exclaimed, "...I've got a mountain of copper up there."