Walk around DC: episode #5, the Surveyor Statue

Each week throughout the summer we’ll feature a Mile Zero milestone for locals to rediscover and tourists to check out for the very first time!

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Situated in the middle of the Traffic Circle (Connects Highway 2, Highway 49 or Highway 97, along 8th street) stands the Surveyor Statue. It is a tribute to the thousands of men who built the Alaska Highway. The figure points northwest, the direction the soldiers took in the 1940’s. The statue is made of scrap metal found in the area

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