Walk around Palmer Pt. 1 June 26th, 2009
Have you ever driven or walked through Palmer, and wondered what all those old buildings were, and if they are still used?
Today I walked around Palmer and photographed many of those buildings, as well as inquired of their history. Here is what I saw and learned. All photos are expandable if clicked on.
Have you ever driven or walked through Palmer, and wondered what all those old buildings were, and if they are still used?Have you ever been to the Colony House Museum? Have you ever wondered why there was a fenced-in bell near the library?
Photo 1: Palmer Train Depot
Photo 2: Borough Green, Old Mat. Colony Trading Post (Now home of The Red Beet), Palmer Water Tower in Background
Photo 3: Colony Inn and Restaurant
Photo 4: UAF Agriculture Research in the Matanuska Valley
Photo 5: Palmer Courthouse/Pre-Trial Facility
Photo 6: Palmer Water Tower, Old Matanuska Maid buildings
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Photo 7: Front of Borough Building
Photo 8: Back of Borough Building, Lazy Mountain to the left, Byers Peak in the center.
Photo 3: Borough Gym
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