Located on Santa Claus Lane, the Terry Miller Memorial Park features a picnic area, children's playground, a spacious gazebo donated by the North Pole Rotary Club and an up close view of the Alaska Railroad as it passes by.
Terry Miller, a former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, moved to the last frontier at seven years old and has the distinct honor of being the son of Con Miller, founder of the Santa Claus House in North Pole.
Miller had an extensive political background and first served as a North Pole City Councilman and later became the youngest member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly. He also represented Fairbanks in the State House of Representatives and was the Senate President. After 15 years, his final call to duty was Lieutenant Governor. After a long career in politics, Miller died of Cancer at age 46.
In honor of Terry Miller, this park was constructed here in North Pole on a portion of the land where the original Santa Claus House stood. Visitors from all over the World come to Terry Miller Memorial park to relax and soak up North Pole's ambiance on land that is owned by literally hundreds of people across the globe. Curious how that works? Each visitor to Santa Claus House has the opportunity to buy a genuine piece of North Pole property that is located on the property of Terry Miller Memorial Park. The land rush is on so maybe you'll be heading home the proud co-owner of one of our most famed North Pole locatoins.