It’s 7-8 hours from Anchorage , with the last 61 miles-between Chitina and the Kennicott River-on an historic, gravel road. Not all rental vehicles are allowed on the McCarthy road, so check with your rental agency before you travel. Or, rent from Alaska 4×4 Rentals, they allow their vehicles on the McCarthy Road.
Neil Darish sold the town for $3.7 million dollars. It’s very true that you can’t stop progress, but in a town like McCarthy where the residents are of like mind and only one man has an idea to build a business it seems as though the town would win out, but that’s not the case.
“We don’t have electrical plugs in the room to stay true to the history of Ma Johnson’s, but also because we think it makes people more social to sit in the common area and interact,” she said as she showed me around the lobby and headed towards my reserved room.
All visitors must park their vehicles at the Kennicott River footbridge. There is no vehicle access to Kennecott Mill town, which is located 5 miles away from McCarthy. During the summer, there is a private shuttle that transports visitors between McCarthy and Kennecott for a fee.
In an attempt to disrupt the Alaska pipeline, 39-year-old Louis D. Hastings, armed with a .223-caliber Ruger Mini-14 semi-automatic rifle, murdered six of the 22 citizens of McCarthy on March 1, 1983. The victims were Maxine Edwards, Harley King, Les and Flo Hegland, and Tim and Amy Nash. He also wounded two people.
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For nine months of the year , the Korths live without running water, without electricity, and with almost no connection to the outside world. They are the last year – round residents of the refuge, and some of the last of their kind left in Arctic Alaska .
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