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Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
Church of the Immaculate Conception
115 N Cushman St., Fairbanks, ALASKA 99701-2830
Established 1904
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Fairbanks High School, Fairbanks, Alaska

"Construction activities began on the first stand-alone high school for Fairbanks in early 1954, on land which had been deeded by homesteader Paul Rickert to the City of Fairbanks upon his death in 1938.... Read MORE...

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Federal Building, Fairbanks, Alaska

"The Old Federal Building is a historic government building at Cushman Street and 3rd Avenue in Fairbanks, Alaska. When it was built in 1933, it was the most northern instance of concrete construction in the... Read MORE...

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  • News  1906 - ALASKA TOWN IS DESTROYED. ONE WOMAN IS BURNED TO DEATH AT FAIRBANKS. Meager Report Leaves It to Be Inferred That Main Business Houses Are in Ashes.
    Alameda, Cal. - The Northern Commercial company Wednesday received the following from its agents at Fairbanks: The entire town from Turner to Lacey st... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Fairbanks, a mining camp and district on the Tanana River, Alaska, in about Lon. 147° 55' W. Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
    Fairbanks, Alaska, April 13 (AP) - Three soldiers burned to death and one was injured seriously late Saturday when fire destroyed the one story non-co... Read MORE...

  • 1955 - February 17 - KTVF TV channel 11 in Fairbanks, AK (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1966 - Sacred Heart Cathedral established in Fairbanks
  • 1967 - Chena River flooded Fairbanks webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ aktimeln.htm
  • News  1978 - Policeman Tells Cover-Up Story
    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Policeman John L. Lee's tale of how he was wounded touched off a widespread search for a motorcyclist and his gun-slinging bl... Read MORE...

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