The Arctic Brotherhood Building is Skagway's most photographed site and is an excellent example of rustic architecture. The building is covered with driftwood.
Arctic Brotherhood Building in Skagway, Alaska
Skagway, Alaska (c) Linda Garrison
The Arctic Brotherhood Hall was built in 1899 for the Fraternal Order of the Arctic Brotherhood. Eleven men organized the fraternity on February 26, 1899, while en route from Seattle to Skagway. They formed the Arctic Brotherhood to provide mutual assistance, friendship, and social interaction in the northern communities of Alaska and the Yukon.