DescriptionEagle was settled in 1897 by 28 miners who named the town after the bald eagles that nested on the nearby bluff. In 1899, the Army established Fort Egbert and within several years, some 37 military buildings were constructed. Founded along the Yukon River near the Canadian border, Eagle is the only planned town of the gold rush.
InfoOfficeEagle Historical Society Address not available Eagle, AK . Phone:(907)547-2325
Attraction PlaceHoldersEagle Museums