Category: Richardson (community)

Marge Gull painting of the second Richardson Roadhouse

This is the second of three roadhouses that operated at the former town of Richardson, about 75 miles south of Fairbanks—295 miles from Valdez. The first roadhouse, built by Jacob Samuelson near the Tanana...

John Haines’ cabin on a sunny February morning

We drove down the Richardson Highway to Delta this past week. It was a sunny day and we stopped briefly to take pictures of John Haines’ cabin at Richardson. Photos were taken from the...

An Afternoon at John Haines’s Homestead

Poem of the Forgotten by John Haines* I came to this place, a young man green and lonely. Well quit of the world, I framed a house of moss and timber, called it a...

Little remains of Richardson, Alaska

Richardson Roadhouse in 1990, after it closed When I moved to Fairbanks in 1983, Richardson (about 70 miles southeast of town) was a pale shadow of its former self. There were just a few...