Camp Circle City

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Camp Circle City (1898-1900) - A U.S. Army Camp established in 1898 during the Alaska Gold Rush by a detachment of the 8th U.S. Infantry in present day Circle City, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska. Named for the town. Abandoned in 1900.

Camp Circle City History

Established by a Detachment of 8th U.S. Infantry on 30 Sep 1898. Established to alleviate the deprivations of the Alaska Gold Rush miners. Became a subpost of Fort Egbert at Eagle.

The post was abandoned in 31 Aug 1900.

Current Status

Circle City, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska.


USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 1400404


Location: Circle City, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska.

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Lat: 65.8255556 Long: -144.0605556

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