Apr 28, 2018· In June of 1998, the National Park Service acquired many of the significant buildings and lands of the historic mining town of Kennecott. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and designated as a National Historic Landmark since 1986, Kennecott is considered the best remaining ...
Nov 26, 2017· Book your tickets online for Kennecott Copper Mine, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve: See 83 reviews, articles, and 93 photos of Kennecott Copper Mine, ranked No.6 on TripAdvisor among 18 attractions in Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve.
The mine and the towns of Kennecott and nearby McCarthy were all located within what is now Wrangell St-Elias National Park.Kennecott (a misspelling of the nearby Kennicott Glacier) consisted of mining infrastructure (mill, flotation plant, crushers, etc.) as well as a town for the miners and their families.
Unlike many other abandoned sites, the Kennecott Mines have been designated a National Historic Landmark. The site, situated in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area of Alaska is, moreover, inside a National Park (St Elias) which probably speaks volumes for the remarkably intact state of the buildings.