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concrete grave marker of chief john beargrease set in the woods

 

Grave of Chief Makwabimidem, John Beargrease

mile 50.5+ 0.15 miles

 

 
Grave of Chief John Beargrease, who ran the mail up and down the shore via dogsled [the Beargrease Sled Dog Race is named after him]. The site is a Native American burial ground; leave [or add to] the tokens of remembrance and respect. To access, drive north 0.15 miles on Lax Lake Road, then take a left on Old Towne Road and park on the south shoulder. The short path is on the north side, up the hill. path through green underbrush up hill to john beargrease grave

 

		

 

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