Admiralty Cove Shelter – Admiralty Island AK

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers built a shelter at Admiralty Cove as part of the Admiralty Island Canoe Route, created from 1933 to 1937. This route included shelters, portages, dams, cabins, boathouses, and skiffs and was part of a program… read more

Big Shaheen Cabin – Admiralty Island AK

“The Big Shaheen Cabin is the only log cabin built by Civilian Conservation Corps workers as part of the Admiralty Island Canoe Route. Situated on the east shore of Hasselborg Lake, the cabin was intended to serve as a lodge…. read more

Hasselborg Creek Cabin – Admiralty Island AK

Hasselborg Cabin, built in 1937,  is part of the Admiralty Island Canoe Route built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1933 and 1937.  This route included shelters, portages, dams, cabins, boathouses, and skiffs and was part of a program… read more

Distin Lake Cabin – Admiralty Island AK

The Distin Lake Shelter Cabin is a cabin on the Admiralty Island Canoe Route. The Civilian Conservation Corps built the structure in 1936 as a three-sided Adirondack style log shelter cabin. “The addition of a fourth wall, floor, wood stove,… read more

Lake Alexander Shelter Cabin – Admiralty Island AK

“The Alexander Lake Shelter Cabin is a three-sided Adirondack style shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corps on the Admiralty Island Canoe Route in 1935. The natural environment surrounding the cabin is unchanged from the 1930s. Since its construction, the… read more