Sumdum (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Sumdum (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||population 42 (1890), at head of Sanford Cove on S shore of Endicott Arm, 8 mi. SE of Harbor I. and 55 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts.|
|History:||Former mining town named for Sumdum Glacier; Sumdum post office was intermittently maintained here from 1897 to 1942 (Ricks, 1965, p. 62). This may be the same Sumdum which Hodge (1910, p. 649), Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), listed as a Tlingit Indian village located at Port Houghton. He noted the population in 1868 as 150.|
|Borough:||Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough|
|Entrance Island, AK (18 miles S)|