A historic photograph showing the crowded but neatly organized living area of Lt. Adolphus Greely. Books, clothing, and scientific instruments hang from walls and bookcases.


Fort Conger is located on north eastern Ellesmere Island in the Canadian High Arctic. It is a heritage site of national and international significance because of its association with the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration, including the First International Polar Year (1882-83) and the quest for the North Pole.

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