Watson Lake, Yukon Ter., Canada: Signpost Forest

A display of over 60,000 signs winding through trees, mute testimony that people in the Yukon often think of being someplace else.
Address:
9th St. N., Watson Lake, YT, Canada
Directions:
On the west side of town, on the north side of the Alaskan Hwy, at the corner of 9th St. N.
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Sign post forest. Sign Post Forest

The sign post forest continues to attract signs from all places.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 06/08/2010]
Signpost Forest. Sign Post Forest

This amazing attraction began during the construction of the famed Alaska Highway (AlCan) back in 1942. A lonely soldier from Danville, Illinois, working on the building crew, was so homesick for his hometown that he put up a Danville sign. From that point, others began adding signs.

Today there are over 60,000 signs! Wow! There is a great visitor center there as well.

[Paul V. Druhan, 07/27/2007]

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