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It's a Totem, Alright.

This is a replica, so it's a bit like rating a street sign with the copy of the Mona Lisa on it... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Can't miss it!

It is located in a small square near the centre of town, is easily found, and takes a minute or two... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Barrie L
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is a replica, so it's a bit like rating a street sign with the copy of the Mona Lisa on it. Why rate it? That said, how can you rate it poor? It's like the historical markers all along America's highways and byways. It's...More

Thank livefun
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

It is located in a small square near the centre of town, is easily found, and takes a minute or two only to observe and photograph. Perhaps your rating of this structure will depend on whether you are fond of totem poles.

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A 5 minute stop is all you need to see this historically interesting work of art. Make sure to read the historical marker next to it.

Thank mbrichter
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Nothing all that different from all the other totems that can be viewed around town or at the various totem exhibits, such as Totem Bight. Take a quick look and photo (if you like) as you are walking toward the entrance bridge on the upper...More

Thank Sonworshipper
Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you enjoy Totem Poles, this is easy to find. In the heart of Ketchican and only a short walk from the cruise ship dock. Enjoy shopping and snacks at the many surrounding restaurants. Washrooms are available in the small mall across the street.

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

You will see this totem right in the heart of town. It's in need of some repair but a good photo spot none the less.

Thank CandS2009
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is actually a replica of the Chief Johnson Totem Pole near the walkway to Creek Street. The original, which stood until 1982, was raised near this site. The original can be viewed in the Totem Heritage Museum.

1  Thank margaritasat5
Reviewed 25 July 2017

You can't miss this totem pole located near the Creek Street entrance. It is unlike others as there is a large blank space and then a bird on the top. The original stood here in 1901. We saw a photo in the Totem Heritage Center...More

Thank NorCal-traveler08
Reviewed 6 July 2017

While all Totem's are unique, this one actually had a plaque that explained the Totem. It's located near the entrance to Creek Street. There is another Totem located nearby and a photo of that one is used in the US passports. This was pointed out...More

1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This history and story of this totem pole is very interesting. A trip to Ketchikan requires learning about this totem pole and the significance of the poles.

Thank Jeanne D
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