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Cathy Sherman

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Cathy Sherman is the museum director for the Cordova Historical Museum. She can be reached at ACM@cityofcordova.net.

At 91, Moose Lodge 1266 is going strong

Once Cordova was rich with social organizations: Elks, Masonic Lodge, the Oddfellows, American Legion and many more. Now, in 2017 there are only a...

Museum Memories

Natives at the nearby traditional village of Eyak began relocating to the new town to be near the canneries and by 1890. Odiak was...

At Your Library: Alaskana for Memorial Day Weekend Reading

This weekend, we celebrate Memorial Day, an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while...

Museum Memories

A second cannery was built at Odiak in 1888 by the Pacific Steam Whaling Company, but after a fire, it was rebuilt at nearby...

At Your Library: Word Chips: spring thoughts from Cordova

In celebration of April being Poetry Month, the Cordova Public Library staff installed an interactive magnetic board with movable printed words on chips. Our...

At Your Library: End struggles over homework with your child

The Alaska State Library has a great online service to provide help to your child/student every day from noon to midnight. Powered by Tutor.com,...

Museum Memories

Things began looking up for Cordova by the spring of 1963. The Copper River Highway was on the horizon, fishing was about to start...

Post IT 2 work underway in water division

Each and every morning as Cordovans start their day they turn the faucet on and out comes clean, refreshing water. Ever think about what...

Cordova Public Library: Upon our shelves

New to our Alaskana section, 81 Days Below Zero by Brian Murphy, is the story of Leon Crane, an aviator with the Army who...

Museum Memories

The first trainload of ore from the Kennecott Mines reached Cordova on April 8, 1911, carrying 1,200 tons of high-grade copper ore with an...

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