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Old 01-16-2011, 11:07 AM
 
Location: WY
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Taking notes... thanks guys. Yep, I'll be Centennial Hall, so this is perfect. Patsy Ann's story is great, too, I hadn't heard of her. Her statue'll be something to check out too, for sure. Can't wait to get there!
If you're at Centennial Hall there is a really good restaurant and bar at the Prospector Hotel which is just a couple of minutes away.

From Centennial Hall I would just walk across the road to the channel, and start heading towards town. There are tons of picture taking opportunities - the channel, the mountains on Douglas, Coast Guard cutters, the Juneau-Douglas Bridge, the mountains over on the Juneau side, then Marine Park and boardwalk. Here's a link to the miners statue I mentioned: Statue of Hard Rock Miners, Juneau | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/arthur_chapman/3976466986/ - broken link)

Here's a link to the Red Dog downtown (across from Marine Park near the library): Red Dog Saloon | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hokiefacs/2763318352/ - broken link)

There's a great native Alaskan painting along one wall on the outside of City Hall across the road from Marine Park. Then walk through town - it's a lovely city which backs up to the mountains. Just do it during the day.
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