Campbell House – Palmer AK

City:
Palmer, AK

Site Type:
Forestry and Agriculture, Resettlement Communities

New Deal Agencies:
Housing Programs, Work Relief Programs, Resettlement Administration (RA), Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)

Started:
1935

Completed:
1940

Description

This 1935 Colony House was built as part of the New Deal resettlement program that brought colonists from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to Palmer Alaska in 1935.

The building has recently been restored and accepted to the National Register of Historic Places. It is also the recent Recipient of the 2013 Alaska Association for Historic Preservation Award of Excellence.

Source notes

www.campbellhousealaska.com https://www.newdeallegacy.org/new_deal_towns.html https://matanuskabarns.wordpress.com/

Site originally submitted by Sheri Hamming on November 19, 2013.

Location Info


1540 S Inner Springer Loop
Palmer, AK 99645

Coordinates: 61.570550, -149.12570

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