Anchorage, Alaska: Balto the Wonder Dog-like Statue

A small bronze statue depicts a sled dog in motion, at the ceremonial start for the Iditarod Race. We'd like to think that it's Balto the Wonder Dog, but it was intended to depict a generic every-sled dog.

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Address:
400 D St, Anchorage, AK
Directions:
SW corner of 4th and D St.
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Balto the Wonder Dog statue.

Balto the Wonder Dog-like Statue

This is the top of the ceremonial start for the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, as well as for the Fur Rendezvous World Championship.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 05/10/2007]

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