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Revival of Fort Seward Hospital Building is underway

 

April 28, 2022

Sean Arnold of Clearwater Plumbing and Heating installs new decking on the back porch of the Fort Seward Hospital Building. The Port Chilkoot Company received a grant from the Alaska Office of History and Archeology earlier this year to resuscitate the building, which has sat dormant since its heating and plumbing froze up in 2019.

Work is underway to resuscitate the Fort Seward Hospital Building, long used as the headquarters for Alaska Indian Arts.

The building's back porch is currently being replaced. Port Chilkoot Company board member Annette Smith said she has been pre...



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