Cathy Sherman

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Cathy Sherman is a volunteer historian and recently-retired director of the Cordova library and Historical Museum. Sherman has been contributing to The Cordova Times for over a decade.

Museum Memories

Of all the methods of catching fish, fish traps were the most efficient and cost-effective and over 40 trap sites were established in Prince...

Welcome birds and birders

After you spend the day out birding, stop in the Cordova Public Library and find a good read all about birds. Here are some...

Museum Memories

There were two labor forces in the early Alaskan fishing industry – the fishermen and the cannery workers. Unfortunately, cannery work offered few opportunities...

Despite the snow, it’s springtime at the library

The weather outside has been fickle. Even if you can’t get outside to landscape or garden, you can read about it at the library!...

At your library: New books on the shelves

Head Librarian Debbie Carlson has just released the list of new books placed on the shelves in the past few weeks. These bestsellers are...

Museum Memories

This clam would be more than enough for a couple batches of chowder! Some very tricky photographic skills led to this posed photo.Commercial clamming...

Books about the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill are prolific

Never a pleasant memory for our community, but 30 years have passed and reflecting on the changes and progress since the Exxon Valdez Oil...

Museum Memories: 30 Years of Healing

It took Cordovans some time to move forward from the disaster of the ’89 oil spill. In fact, the community became a subject for...

Oil Spill exhibit will remain on display in museum for remainder of year

The Cordova Historical Society and Museum are pleased to share the latest of completed exhibitions in the new Cordova Center space. To share the...

Museum Memories

All Aboard! In this photo from the Cordova Historical Society collection a Copper River and Northwestern Railway engine and cars await passengers ready to...

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