Self-Guided Walking Tours
Did you know that there is a Hammer Museum, how about a brothel from the 1930s that is now a restaurant and pub? Pick up the You will find them with your walking brochure as you stroll downtown. Fort Seward will have you marching through the exact same footprint as the soldiers did when the US government established a military presence at the missionary settlement of Haines, don’t forget to grab the self-guided walking brochure for that area.
While you are in the fort, look for the Sculpture Garden, pick up a walking tour guide to walk you through the historic and creative community inspired gallery. Haines is surrounded by totem poles that are carved out of wood. These carvings may symbolize or commemorate ancestors, cultural beliefs that recount familiar legends, clan lineages, or notable events. Pick up a pamphlet that will tell you the storyline of each totem pole in the area and their location.