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photoblog image Totem Bight State Historical Park

Totem Bight State Historical Park

 

Ketchikan is known for having the world's largest collection of Northwest totem poles, used to record the legends and history of the native peoples.

 

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Totem Bight State Historical Park

 

Ketchikan is known for having the world's largest collection of Northwest totem poles, used to record the legends and history of the native peoples.

 

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comments (15)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 3 Oct 2018, 00:30
I would love to visit this place, Peter...thank you for the glimpse.
....peter:): i'm glad to be able to give you a glimpse of these wonderful pieces of art Ray....petersmile
Très jolis totems. J'aime beaucoup celui du milieu ainsi que les oiseaux sur les autres.
....peter:): le totem au milieu raconte une très longue histoire de l'histoire du peuple Martin ... les oiseaux sont magnifiques....peter/pierresmile
I've always been fascinated by these! What an enjoyable place to wander around!
....peter:): it is a fascinating fascinating place to wonder around Elizabeth and at least a hundred pictures to take....petersmile
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 3 Oct 2018, 05:31
Fabulous things aren't they
....peter:): they are magnificent pieces of art Chris....petersmile
Ils sont magnifiques ces Totems, j'aime beaucoup. Bisous pour vous 3
....peter:): d'accord Marie....Bisous de nous 3
Wonderful works of traditional art Peter
....peter:): this custom goes back centuries Bill....petersmile
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 3 Oct 2018, 08:21
They are marvellous Peter, what a great history.
....peter:): i agree Chad... each totem tells a different story....petersmile
I love the eagles on top.
....peter:): the eagles are beautiful replicas Mary....petersmile
They are fascinating items.
....peter:): i agree Brian... fascinating....petersmile
Are visitors given the legend and history of each totem, Peter?
....peter:): there must be books of their history for sale Beverly but Penny had a tour guide who spoke of the history... i was also able to find the history of most of them on the internet....petersmile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 3 Oct 2018, 18:13
This is like a whole lot of pencils, stuck into the ground. It takes time to have a good look.
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 3 Oct 2018, 19:00
This is a fabulous collection of totem poles.
....peter:): they were amazing to see the art in them Cherie....petersmile
These are so good, it seems only the far Northern tribes had them, you don't see them in the South West.
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 3 Oct 2018, 19:56
such intriguing artwork
Wish I were there...

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