Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

 
 

By CVN Staff 

TOWN, ECONOMY BOOMING AT TIME OF VOTE

 

July 1, 2010



The City of Haines was born amid a surge of economic growth and civic activity, according to records at the Sheldon Museum.

In the years after white settlement in 1879, the community grew slowly as a Presbyterian mission and a trading post. At...



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