Historic Site Summit Tour

Date/Time

Aug 17, 2013
02:00 PM until 05:00 PM

Description

Friends of Nike Site Summit invites the public to tour historic Site Summit in Arctic Valley Saturday, Aug. 17. Tours are at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.   Site Summit, one of eight Nike-Hercules missile sites in Alaska during the Cold War, is the only one still standing.   To comply with Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson security requirements, attendees must make reservations no later than four days prior to the tour date either online at the Friends of Nike Site Summit Web site, www.nikesitesummit.net, or by signing up at the Alaska Veterans Museum. 

The cost, a non-tax deductible donation to FONSS, is $35 for general admission and $30 for students, seniors (65+) and veterans/active duty. Children ages 12 and older are welcome. The admission price includes bus transportation from the Arctic Valley Lodge lower parking lot. Participants should prepare for any weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes. Additional details are available at the Web site and at the Alaska Veterans Museum.

Tour participants will talk to veterans who were stationed at Site Summit, discover how the missiles were launched and learn about Alaska’s role in the Cold War.

 

Cost

$35 adults; $30 for students, seniors and veterans/military

Location

Arctic Valley Ski Lodge
Anchorage, AK

Additional Information

Sponsor

Friends of Nike Site Summit

Phone

(907) 694-3570

Contact name

Doris Thomas

Contact email

fonss2007@gmail.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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