Information About

Stockade Point

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 3' 26" N,
134 ° 1' 18" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

135 ft (41.15 m)

Uses

Stockade Point in Detail.

About

on E shore of Stephens Passage, at mouth of Taku Harbor, 2 mi. NW of Limestone Inlet and 22 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

So named in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), because the ruins of a blockhouse and stockade built by the Hudson's Bay Co. in 1840-41 were on the point. The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 169).