Tongass National Forest, National Geographic Magazine: General Store In Coffman Cove

Girl holding cat laughs with other women in a small shop selling cigareetes and notions

Friends come together at a general store that is one of a few businesses in Coffman Cove, Alaska, population 200. The community on Prince of Wales Island was settled as a logging town and people stayed although the industry declined. The community offers services for visitors that include a fuel station, liquor store, lodging, guiding for hunters and fishermen, a library with Internet service. and outdoor tours.

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