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The Windsor Hotel

Museum Memories: Oct. 21, 2017

The Windsor Hotel stands as a sentinel at the corner of Second and Browning streets on a snowy Cordova morning. Originally known as the...
This photo came from the archives and collections of the Cordova Historical Society housed within the museum. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from Noon until 5 p.m.

Museum Memories: Oct. 14, 2017

This photo came from the archives and collections of the Cordova Historical Society housed within the museum. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday...

Museum Memories: Oct. 7, 2017

Fourth of July celebrations in Cordova have been pretty spectacular in the past and in 1934 included this local band composed of drummer George...

Museum Memories: Sept. 29, 2017

Everyone loves a parade! And a marching band is the perfect addition. This military band was most likely a part of the regiment from...

Museum Memories – Sept. 23, 2017

Construction of the Mile 13 runway began as part of a national program entitled DLAND (Developing of Landing Areas for National Defense). A loose...

Museum Memories

This passenger engine sits idle at the Copper River and Northwest Railway Roundhouse site after its life of dedicated service. After the Railway closed...

Museum Memories

Cordovans experienced something of a gold rush in 1913 when a placer strike in the Shushanna district attracted interest. The shortest and most feasible...

Museum Memories

Talk about a rainy season. In October of 1925, precipitation records came tumbling down and so did houses. On the October 12, 2925, the...

Museum Memories – Aug. 26, 2017

Over 60 years ago, Cordova’s very first airfield was constructed through an appropriation from the federal government with Alaska Road Commission machinery for a...

Museum Memories – Aug. 19, 2017

It’s just about time for the monsoon season and while Cordovans have never been dissuaded by a ‘little’ water today’s relic from the past only...

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