In 1898 the Secretary of War set aside a military reservation that included Eagle City "until such time as some form of civil government may be established."
Named for Brigadier General Harry C. Egbert, Fort Egbert and the Eagle Historic District retain their unique and charming atmosphere and allow the visitor to share in this small but authentic chapter of Alaska-Yukon history.
If you can’t make a trip up the Taylor Highway to Fort Egbert, take the virtual tour. Take the tour>>
The Bureau of Land Management has partnered with both the University of Utah and the Eagle School to assist with conducting research and archaeological excavations of sites at Fort Egbert and in surrounding areas.
BLM Volunteer Campground Host and Tour Guides. BLM co-manages/co-staffs Yukon Charlie National Preserve Visitor Center at Fort Egbert. For more information contact the Fairbanks District Office.