Tongass (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Tongass (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||on E coast of Tongass I., Coast Mts.|
|History:||Former Tlingit Indian village or camp named for the island. In June 1868 a military post, called "Fort Tongass," was established, and maintained here until September 1870. Population recorded as 273 in 1880 and 255 in 1890.|
|Borough:||Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough|