Chief Johnson Totem Pole, Ketchikan

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  • August 11, 2017
    You will see this totem right in the heart of town. It's in need of some repair but a good photo spot none the less.  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    This is actually a replica of the Chief Johnson Totem Pole near the walkway to Creek Street. The original, which stood until 1982, was raised near this site. The original can be viewed in the Totem He...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    You can't miss this totem pole located near the Creek Street entrance. It is unlike others as there is a large blank space and then a bird on the top. The original stood here in 1901. We saw a photo i...  more »

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