Artifacts found may be related to Russian shipwreck

...project has been funded through a $440,000 grant from the National Science Foundation and runs through the Sitka Historical Society. Right now, the artifacts from the Kruzof Island exploration are being stored in Anchorage at the state archaeology...
Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...couldn't determine where he had been buried so he enlisted the help of Rich Arpi, a staffer with the Ramsey County Historical Society who also does independent research. Arpi found the Rochester State Hospital's records for a black patient named...
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Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

Sitka Historical Society says the 150th anniversary of the...Sitka had better be prepared.The Historical Society is keeping the ball moving forward...the observance.This week, the Historical Society unveiled the logo that the steering...
Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...Museum Association, $1,881; Baranov Museum, Kodiak, $5,800; Palmer Historical Society, $1,553; Cordova Historical Society, $10,000; Eagle Historical Society, $2,000; Fairbanks Community Museum, $1,663; Friends of the Tanana...
Gastineau Channel Historical Society
Five Good Reads for 2014

...1958, and I was reminded of it when I resolved to read the best 67 Alaska history books (as listed by the Alaska Historical Society in a 2006 publication). You probably know the vague history of the Klondike Gold Rush, but there's a reason...
One Heart and One Spirit

...Marjorie finally decided that it was time to acknowledge what had happened in 1942. Their first contact was Alaska Historical Society's Marie Darlin, who had kept a folder on the affected families and was just waiting for the opportunity to use...
Coffee & Collections Program: Historical Research for Dummies or call 586-3572.The Juneau-Douglas City Museum's Fall/Winter Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free during the month of February thanks to the Gastineau Channel Historical Society.
My Turn: Thanks, CHAMPs, for promoting the arts

...followed by the Alaska State Council on the Arts (on which I serve as chair), the Humanities Forum, and the Alaska Historical Society. There was even a little surprise music by some visiting Anchorage musicians.The only piece of legislation specifically...
Remembering Pat Roppel

...after Ketchikan, they moved to Sitka, and then to Wrangell. Pat was involved in and supported museums and historical societies in those towns, and she also served several terms on the Alaska Historical Commission.One of the books of which...


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