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Captain McKenna’s Cabin

Captain McKenna’s Cabin

Captain McKenna of the Pacific Steam Whaling Co. built this cabin for his own use in 1893. It was constructed utilizing materials left over from the construction of Building No.4. The building underwent a number of changes over the years including the shi…

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Small House, no. 11

Small House, no. 11

This small building was constructed in the early 1890s and has had additions built on several times since. Not all of the additions to the building currently exist. Repairs were completed to conserve this building so that it can remain as a feature within…

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Small House, no. 12

Small House, no. 12

This small building also was constructed in the early 1890s with several additions built on since. Repairs were undertaken to conserve this building so that it can remain as a feature within the landscape of the Park. Currently, the building is used for s…

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Anglican Mission House

Anglican Mission House

The Anglican Church Mission Society erected this building in 1916 to serve as the house for the missionary stationed on the island. It also served as the location for religious services when the Anglicans had trouble securing materials from which to build…

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Ice House

Ice House

Underground natural freezers called “ice houses” were built by the Pacific Steam Whaling Company in the late 19th century. Of the five visible icehouses, four have collapsed while this one remains in usable condition. Capturing the interior of this unique…

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Inuvialuit Sod House

Inuvialuit Sod House

This point cloud is of a Mackenzie Inuit sod house, one of the largest ever excavated in the Western Canadian Arctic. It was investigated over two summers at the Kuukpak site, located on the east channel of the Mackenzie Delta. The project was led Dr. Max…

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Northern Whaling and Trading Company Store

Northern Whaling and Trading Company Store

This building was constructed in 1926 to serve as a warehouse and store for the Northern Whaling and Trading Co. Shortly after the main portion of the building was finished, an addition was constructed along the west side of the building. Minor repairs we…

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Northern Whaling and Trading Company Shed

Northern Whaling and Trading Company Shed

This shed was constructed in 1926 by the Northern Whaling and Trading Co. out of material left over from the construction of their main warehouse and materials recovered from the cabin of a ship. The original use of the building is not known. Minor repair…

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Northern Whaling and Trading Company Bonded Warehouse

Northern Whaling and Trading Company Bonded Warehouse

The Northern Whaling and Trading Co. constructed this building in 1926 for use as a bonded warehouse. It continued to be used as a warehouse or storage area by the Mounted Police after the Trading Co. ceased serving the area. Minor repairs, including repl…

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Pacific Steam Whaling Co. Bonehouse

Pacific Steam Whaling Co. Bonehouse

The Pacific Steam Whaling Co. constructed the Bone House in the 1890s for use as a warehouse. The Mounted Police continued to use this building for this purpose until they left the island. Minor repairs have been completed on this building in order to con…

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RCMP Dog Kennels and Run

RCMP Dog Kennels and Run

This building was constructed by joining two smaller, existing buildings together and was used by the Police in their dog-breeding program during the 1940s through to the early 60s. The Kennels are not normally accessible to the public as plywood is left…

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RCCS Transmitter Station

RCCS Transmitter Station

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals erected a transmitter station at the island in 1930 as part of a communication system that connected much of the Yukon and Northwest Territories to southern Canada. Following the departure of the Corps from Herschel Isl…

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Blubber House

Blubber House

The Pacific Steam Whaling Co. constructed this building in the early 1890s, presumably for storage purposes. The Mounted Police later used the building to prepare dog feed. Minor repairs were carried out to conserve this building and to allow it to accomm…

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