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...Coffee & Collections: Historical Research for Dummies, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. With local historians Sandy Harbanuk, Jim Geraghty and Mark Whitman.Dan Hopson's classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18
Art
Coffee & Collections Program: Historical Research for Dummies

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a panel of local historians at its February Coffee & Collections program this Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sandy Harbanuk, Jim Geraghty...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18-2
Art
Fireside chat: Mendenhall River Bridges

Local historian Jim Geraghty will speak on the Bridges of Mendenhall River for this evening's Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/fireside-chat-mendenhall-river-bridg
Outdoors
One chance at Last Chance

...served as president of the Alaska Miners Association and as a trustee of the Alaska Miners Hall of Fame."He was a local historian, very knowledgeable of mining history and everything," Hughes said. "He spent a lot of time underground working...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-18/one-chance-last-chance
Local
Hills with hearts of ice?

...another next to the main sledding hill. "The kids these days aren't getting as much of a sled ride," Connor said. Local historian Jim Geraghty said when he was a boy, in the 1960s, he and friends used to run across the top of the kame and jump...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-27/hills-hearts-ice
Outdoors
Alaska Day of Honor ? Anthony J. Dimond

...Anthony J. Dimond was celebrated Nov. 30 by Alaska Living History at the Juneau Public Market. John H. Venables, local historian, dressed in his William Henry Seward vintage tuxedo, pompadour wig, stovepipe hat and winter top coat, marched...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-12-08
Neighbors
Family follows footsteps of ancestor in Alaska

...Collections and Exhibits Jodi Debruyne and Head of Historical Collections Jim Simard to be very helpful. They also enlisted local historian Jim Geraghty to provide a walking tour of the Treadwell Mine ruins."It's so much more important to see it with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-08/family-follows-footsteps-ancestor-a
Neighbors
Happy (almost) Alaska Day, Juneau

Do you know the difference between Alaska Day and Seward's Day?We could tell you, but a local historian has a sweeter proposal. (Spoiler alert: It involves pancakes.)John Venables, who created the educational program Alaska Living...

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

...Dimond Courthouse Plaza, the site where the sculpture will be built."This is phase one," John Venables, the local historian and re-enactor spearheading the project told the supporters gathered at the site. He was costumed as Seward for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-25/seward-statue-be-built-across-capitol-b
Local
"The Settling of the Mendenhall Valley" to be the focus of Saturday talk

Local historian, researcher and speaker Jim Geraghty will share his research into the people and events that shaped the settling of the Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/settling-mendenhall-valley-be-focus-satur
Art

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