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Museum Memories

Cordova began creating its warm, friendly image in this era celebrating holidays like the fourth of July with parades and pie-eating contests, holding dances...

Museum Memories: Alaskan Syndicate’s train excursion

Tourists who took the Alaskan Syndicate’s train excursion on the Copper River and Northwest Railway were treated to the awe-inspiring sight of a 300-foot...

Property purchase to PWSSC approved for $50,000

A Prince William Sound Science Center proposal to purchase city property for a new research and education campus has been approved by the Cordova...

Museum Memories

The Alaskan Syndicate completed the Copper River and Northwest Railway in 1911 and in order to transport the copper ore to the smelters, the...

Museum Memories: March 24, 2018

By 1920, Cordova had constructed a wharf to support small boats associated with the canneries that now lined the railroad tracks along the busy...

Museum Memories: March 17, 2018

The steady work to keep the “clam capitol” title took its toll on the habitat and production rate for Cordova clam canneries. Quotas placed...

Museum Memories: March 10, 2018

The fishing boom in Cordova didn’t revolve just around salmon. Clamming began in the mid-teens with the opening of the Lighthouse Canning and Packing...

Museum Memories: March 3, 2018

Communication technology was advancing and critical to the development of Alaska, resulting in another huge influx of population. President Roosevelt decreed all governmental radio...

Museum Memories: Feb. 24, 2018

The rush to Alaska at the turn of the century for gold, copper, coal and salmon led to increased ship traffic and accidents at...

Museum Memories: February 17, 2018

Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1871, Dora Keen was the daughter of the surgeon William Williams Keen. Her father was the very first brain...




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