Ketchikan, Alaska: World's Largest Gold Nugget

A sign goes a long way to establishing credibility, but the world's ample supply of gold paint suggests that this claim may be contested elsewhere.
Address:
1158 Salmon Row, Ketchikan, AK
Directions:
From Bawden St. in town, turn onto Park Ave. Cross the second small bridge, then immediately turn right onto Salmon Row. Drive to the end, to the Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery and Eagle Center, and the pedestrian bridge to the Totem Heritage Center. The nugget is next to that bridge.
Admission:
Free.
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Gold Nugget.

World's Largest Gold Nugget

The "World's Largest Gold Nugget" sign is now gone, so there is no indication that it is here. Don't know why -- perhaps stolen? Being replaced? Or removed because it is no longer the largest....

[Michael Almony, 06/23/2016]

Fake Gold Nugget.

World's Largest Gold Nugget

Large fake gold nugget you can see when you visit the Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery and Eagle Center, and/or Totem Heritage Center.

[David Kamada, 10/23/2012]

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