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Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies

John Venables, a man who loved Juneau, the 49th state...Delta Junction. For the past year, John Venables had been living in a Delta Junction nursing...little spark."About a month ago, John Venables was able to get his Alaska history book...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-02/beloved-historical-re-enactor-john-vena
Local
My Turn: A man to be remembered

...or visit www.sewardstatue.com.This project was a dream of the late well-known Alaskan history re-enactor John Venables, who was its most dedicated advocate. The bronze statue will feature Seward wearing a flowing cape, holding his...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-06/my-turn-man-be-remembered
Opinion
Photo: A day of honor for Judge Wickersham

John Venables, right, dressed as Judge James Wickersham, celebrates the Day of Honor...For more information on the Alaska Living HIstory program, contact John Venables at johnhenryvenables@yahoo.com or by calling 321-4500.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-27/photo-day-honor-judge-wickersham
Local
Historical re-enactment to celebrate state's purchase

Haines resident John Venables re-enacts historical Alaska figures as a way to help future generations...will sing his song "House of Wickersham" between presentations. John Venables has been visiting local schools on his visit to Juneau to bring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032808/loc_262630276.shtml
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 6, 2015

...Because of you, thousands of Juneauites had a holiday to remember.Thumbs down to losing a good one. On Thursday, John Venables died in Delta Junction at age 75. Venables will long be remembered for the way he contributed to the understanding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-06/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Seward sculpture work is in progress

...story in anticipation of the new sculpture, Becker said.She said the committee, which includes local historian John Venables, the original driver behind the project, was excited to enlist Rubin as the artist. Rubin previously created a monumental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/seward-sculpture-work-progress
State | Local
Happy (almost) Alaska Day, Juneau

...proposal. (Spoiler alert: It involves pancakes.)John Venables, who created the educational program Alaska Living...it's different from Seward's Day? Click here to read John Venables tell the story in his own words in an article that was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-17/happy-almost-alaska-day-juneau
Local
Seward statue to be built across from Capitol building

...the sculpture will be built."This is phase one," John Venables, the local historian and re-enactor spearheading...fantastic to honor William Henry Seward," Becker said. "John Venables has his project, and we think it's a great idea...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-25/seward-statue-be-built-across-capitol-b
Local
Senior lunch fundraiser pancake breakfast

...refreshments, expect a healthy serving of polka music from Dale Wygant and his band, plus Alaska Living History's John Venables in character as William Henry Seward. The breakfast is $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under, with funds...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/senior-lunch-fundraiser-pancake-bre
Neighbors
Photo: Ernest Gruening Day

...grandfather, Ernest Gruening, at the State Historic Library in the State Office Building on Wednesday. Local historian John Venables held a ceremony recognizing Gruening's major contributions as the "Father of Alaska Statehood" and as a champion...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-02-07/photo-ernest-gruening-day
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