Cordova Historical Society awarded $10,000 grant

Curator Paula Payne checks out the Timeline in the Sense of Place exhibit at the Cordova Museum in May 2017. Photo by Denis Keogh

The Cordova Historical Society has been awarded $10,000 by the Alaska State Museum for their fiscal year 2019 Museum Grant-in-Aid Awards.

The award was one of 15 grants totaling $105,600 available for museums and cultural centers for museum projects throughout the state. It will be used for exhibit assessment and design plan.

Other museums and historical societies from Ketchikan to Fairbanks who were awarded grant money include: Alaska Aviation Museum, Alaska Jewish Museum, Alutiiq Museum, American Bald Eagle Foundation, Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, Fairbanks Children’s Museum, Hammer Museum, Hope & Sunrise Historical Society, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Ketchikan Museums, Museums Alaska, Pioneer Air Museum, Sheldon Museum  and Talkeetna Historical Society.