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Seward, Alaska: Mile Zero: Prospector and Dog Statue

An early 1900s gold prospector with his pack dog marks Mile Zero of the Iditarod Trail, which went from here hundreds of miles north to Nome.

Address:
301 Railway Ave., Seward, AK
Directions:
In the parking lot of the Alaska SeaLife Center. South edge of town, on the south side of Railway Ave., one block east of its intersection with Hwy 9/3rd Ave.
Admission:
Free
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Mile Zero marker.

Mile Zero: Prospector and Dog Statue

Actual mile post zero.

[R Mogel, 07/11/2017]

The statue is conveniently in the same small parking lot as this mile post sign.

Bronze statue of a dog and a man with snowshoes and a walking stick atop an outdoor rock.

Mile Zero: Iditarod Trail Centennial Statue

A large statue in the SeaLife Center parking lot commemorates the Iditarod trail blazers.

[Kerin Fassler, 05/27/2017]

The statue, unveiled in 2012, depicts an early 1900s gold prospector with his pack dog. It marks Mile Zero of the Iditarod Trail, which went from here hundreds of miles north to Nome.


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