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Friday, November 24, 2017
Katalla, southeast of Eyak was quick to take on the challenge of being the gateway to the region’s abundance of natural resources. In the late 1800s, Katalla was a trading post of sorts for the Eyak and Tlingit Natives with settlements in the area.

Museum Memories: Nov. 18, 2017

Katalla, southeast of Eyak was quick to take on the challenge of being the gateway to the region’s abundance of natural resources. In the...

Museum Memories: Nov. 11, 2017

In honor of Veterans Day, we share this photo from the Doc Chase collection.  This beautiful memorial constructed after World War I commemorated those...

Museum Memories: Nov. 4, 2017

Another shot of First street in Cordova, Alaska at midnight on the summer solstice. Classic cars once again and see how Cordovans for at...

Museum Memories: Oct. 28, 2017

This classic photo of First Street in Cordova takes us back a few years. Unpaved streets, wooden sidewalks and power lines still above ground...
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...

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