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A Ketchikan 'Auld Lange Syne'
By Tori Jackson


January 03, 2006

I also enjoyed A Ketchikan 'Auld Lange Syne' but I think Colleen is right, the building in the lower right is the old Wingren Court and the one in the upper left in Tongass Towers.

My Mom and Dad and I lived in Tongass Towers in the early 1960's, but I remember it being Austin Towers then, which makes more sense to me since the enterance is actually on Austin Street, not Tongass Ave. Does anyone remember when the name changed?

Tori Jackson
Port Angeles, WA - USA


About: Tori Jackson lived in Ketchikan from 1964 until 1989. She now live in Washington State.


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