The Hammond-Wickersham House was built by Frank Hammond, Sheep Creek Mine Superintendent, in 1899. In 1928, Judge James Wickersham, noted Alaskan lawyer, politician, historian, and author bought the house.
At age 45, Wickersham was the first white man to attempt to climb up Mount McKinley. During his seven terms as Alaska's non-voting delegate to Congress, he was able to persuade an uninterested Congress to pass legislation of major importance to Alaska, including legislation creating Mt. McKinley National Park.
The House of Wickersham and its collections are managed by the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.
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This historic place is located at 213 7th Street in the city of Juneau in the county of Juneau, Alaska. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 58° 18.222 W 134° 24.694.
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