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Sign Post Forest in the Yukon Territories in Canada started from a homesick Army man and has now become a famous tourist destination.

If you are lost and looking for directions, do not pay any attention to the thousands of signs posted at Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake in the Yukon Territories in Canada. Tourists from all over the world come to see this incredible display of signs and bring their own signs to post at Sign Post Forest.Back in 1942, a lone man that was enlisted in the US Army and working on the Alaska Highway became very homesick and decided that he would post a sign in the direction of his home that stated the mileage. Many other fellows from the army followed in his footsteps and soon Sign Post Forest had many travelers stopping to put up signs.Sign Post Forest in the Yukon Territories has become a world known place which is owned by Watson Lake and people traveling to the area are encouraged to brings signs to keep this history alive. The collection of signs needs to continue and in 1990 somebody put on the 10,000th sign but now there are over 30,000 signs posted here. ... continue below the picture...


Watson Lake Signs Yukon Territories

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Watson Lake Signs Yukon Territories
Photo of the thousands of signs on display at Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake in the Yukon Territories in Canada.

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... Sign Post Forest has become world famous because of one man and it is now one of the best attractions in Watson Lake. When one wanders into the area, it is amazing at how far this tradition has come.Watson Lake signpost.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED, aperture of , exposure time of sec. on ISO , as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was .

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Watson Lake Signs Yukon Territories
Sign Post Forest in the Yukon Territories in Canada started from a homesick Army man and has now become a famous tourist destination.
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