Category Archives: History

Mystery of Missing Camp No. 5 is Solved!

On June 11, 2010, alert reader Bob Sutherland provided research that solved a odd mystery as to why we could not figure our where the 5th original Arctic Brotherhood Camp was located.  His research was so outstanding that we thought

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1909 Dawson Daily News Article Reveals Dissention in A-B Organization

Alert reader, Bob Sutherland, found a very interesting 1909 Dawson Daily News article that revealed turmoil in the A-B Organization regarding the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.  It seems the infighting revolved around two factions.

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Official A-B Post Card from 1908

Found & bought this A-B related post card on E-bay.   The front photo is of the Arctic Brotherhood building built as an exhibit for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition hosted in Seattle in 1908.  This was the same event where President Taft … Continue reading

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Clubhouses

The first thing these guys did when starting a new chapter was build a Hall (clubhouse).  A few survived.  You gotta love their priorities.

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A-B Camp in Chitina, AK?

Jerry Lake found a website for the Gilpatrict Hotel Chitina in Chitina, AK that claims it was built in 1914 as an A-B Hall.  No verification as of yet or a Camp Number.

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