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

 
 

Area fertile in agricultural history, still holds promise

Roots of Anway strawberry may date to 1880s

 

John S. Hagen

Bob Henderson

Haines miner Fred Meyer grew a field full of cabbages where a gas station stands today on Second Avenue. At the site of the Department of Transportation barn on Main Street, Henry Vermiere drained five acres of swampland to raise vegetables he sol...



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